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I'm a retired psychologist and freelance writer focusing on science, technology and fact-based political and social commentary.


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The Whanganui River on New Zealand's North Island, From InText

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       Wednesday, April 17, 2019
New Zealand's answer to Citizens United--Grant Personhood to a River New Zealand was the first country to grant personhood rights to nature--in this case the Whanganui River. This bold step may be an important way to bring the law to bear on our present ecological and climatological crisis.
Series: Climate change (2 Articles, 1769 views)
Meandering polar jet stream, From InText

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       Saturday, April 6, 2019
Something new to worry about -- Quasi-resonant Amplification People around the world have been experiencing extended periods of extreme weather--heat waves, drenching rains and floods, Arctic deep-freezes. These are caused or made worse by "quasi-resonant amplification"--huge, slow-moving meanders of the jet stream.
Series: Climate change (2 Articles, 1769 views)
Pollutants have a variety of health impacts, From InText

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       Friday, April 5, 2019
Ten percent of us have high concentrations of ten or more toxins in our blood This post reports on the work of epidemiologist Miguel Porta, demonstrating that ten percent of the population have high loads of ten or more toxins in their blood. The health implications are huge.
Series: What are we doing to our kids and ourselves? (2 Articles, 1570 views)
Factory smokestacks--one of many sources of pollutants, From InText

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       Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Impacts of pollutant "cocktails" on seemingly healthy people New research shows that the load of persistent organic pollutants that we all carry in our bodies--toxic cocktails--impact the metabolic health of even seemingly healthy people.
Series: What are we doing to our kids and ourselves? (2 Articles, 1570 views)
Robot arm with developing self image overlay, From InText

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       Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Self-aware artificial intelligence? Coming soon to a robot near you The field of artificial intelligence is advancing explosively. AIs now outperform humans in many areas. What happens when an AI emerges that combines superhuman skills with self awareness?
Series: Artificial Intelligence (2 Articles, 4379 views)
Confiscated firearms, California, 2011, From InText

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       Sunday, March 31, 2019
Three kinds of gun laws save lives New research finds that universal background checks and other state laws identifying violent offenders and keeping them from buying or owning firearms are the most effective way to reduce the number of homicide victims.
Series: Guns, violence, gun control (2 Articles, 2712 views)

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       Saturday, December 9, 2017
Google's AlphaZero is now scary smart Google's DeepMind subsidiary has created a computer system, AlphaZero, that uses deep neural networks to train itself at superhuman speed. It recently taught itself to play chess, Shogi and Go at beyond-world-champion levels in less than one day. The implications of artificial intelligences that are far smarter than we are worrisome, and given how fast AI is developing and how fast its creations can learn new skills, urgent.
Series: Artificial Intelligence (2 Articles, 4379 views)
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       Monday, March 6, 2017
How to pay for Trump's $54 billion defense spending increase--a modest proposal A painless way to pay for Trump's $54 billion safety and security budget boost.
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       Saturday, January 7, 2017
Due process vs street "justice" in the US Police in the US kill citizens far more frequently than police in other developed countries. This represents a kind of under-the-radar infliction of capital punishment without any semblance of due process. Police training, culture and the laws and procedures that govern police use of lethal force urgently need revision.
Series: Guns, violence, gun control (2 Articles, 2712 views)