Sieve of Eratosthenese

Playing with a Computational Model of the Sieve of Eratosthenese to find Prime Numbers

Introduction I have just read about the Sieve of Eratosthenese from this Scientific American article from Facebook and was inspired to give it a try to see how it works, especially because the math and programming seemed simple enough. I worked with a dataset of 1-1000. I also tried up to 100,000. My browser to freaks […]

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“Pregnant Mother’s Diet Impacts Infant’s Sense of Smell, Alters Brain Development” – a Science Daily Article

I came upon this really interesting article in Science Daily titled “Pregnant Mother’s Diet Impacts Infant’s Sense of Smell, Alters Brain Development“. It says that a baby’s sense of smell is affected by what foods the mother eats while pregnant. This makes a lot of evolutionary sense. If the mother is consuming certain foods then […]

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Mosuo – an Egalitarian and Matriarchal Society in Tibet

The Mosuo are mentioned prominently in the book Sex at Dawn which I wrote about earlier. The Mosuo, who are found on the Chinese/Tibetan border,  are one of the few remaining egalitarian and matriarchal societies. What is so fascinating about them is, partly that they are a matriarchal society where the mothers ares the center of […]

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NYT Article – “Does Language Shape the Way You Think?”

So, order I am currently reading about constitutional law which is a fascinating topic, and this has prompted me to write this post.  This is actually something I have thought of a long time ago before I started to read about this topic, but I thought I would now put ‘pen to paper’ so to speak. […]

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Review “Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality” – A+++

I recently finished the book Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality. It is an excellent and life altering book. It really ties together a lot of what I have read about evolutionary psychology and evolutionary biology. If you have not read this book, or even if you have never read an evolutionary […]

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“Social Organization Among Apes” from the book “Sex at Dawn”

I am currently reading the new book ” Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality” which is a book on Evolutionary Psychology, which for me, is a really fascinating topic. I think I have the table copied over correctly. It is a great book so far. This table occurs in Chapter 3 and […]

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Dietary Evolution and Geographic Isolation

Linguistics Evolution and Geographic Isolation This post is brought to you by the letter “L” for linguistics. I have come to think about this because of my reading about linguistics. In linguistics it is thought that humanity’s languages all stemmed from a single language called Proto-Indo-European, and then as the tribes broke up and migrated […]

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The New God of Nuclear Energy is….. Thor?

If any of these links are not dead, need correcting, or if you have recommendations please let me know. In Support of Esperanto More Casual Peter Jameson’s Secret Language by Sylvan Zaft (a not-so-short story in English involving Esperanto) A beginners guide to Esperanto – more of a historical overview and explanation from the Guardian […]

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Facebook for Scientists gets Millions in Funding

In 2008 I listed some Notes to the Obama Administration and in part of that was having research between different organizations or researchers being more publicly and/or centrally located so that work is not repeated and researchers can more closely work together and share insights to allow more rapid scientific advancement. This Facebook for scientists […]

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New Examiner Article: “Science as a method of faith affirmation or spirituality.”

I have just posted a new article for the Milwaukee Examiner titled “Science as a method of faith affirmation or spirituality.” Article Consider science as a method of pursuing spirituality or affirming your faith no matter what your path – Christian, read atheist, store or something else. I alluded to this idea in my previous […]

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I have published my first article for the Milwaukee Examiner: ‘Do we have options in the science vs religion debate?’

I have published my first article for the Milwaukee Examiner titled “Do we have options in the religion verses science debate?“. Article If a single entity created the stars, planets, time, space, and life itself then science is the very study of that wonderful and potentially divine creation. Scientists of all sorts have the job […]

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