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  1. Aug 2023
  2. May 2023
    1. In a certain sense, designing experiments is like throwing arrows at the big unknown, throwing them in the dark, and seeing which ones are hitting something, to discern what objects exist in the dark, and what their shape is.

      I really like this picture of it. It's like us human beings wanting to vanquish our ignorance about Reality. And science is a method we have developed to do that. Will we achieve absolute omniscience? Probably not, but there is no fault in trying. It's quite charming actually.

  3. Mar 2023
    1. In what other fields can the concept of “grand challenges” be used?

      Pretty much all fields, I think. I guess it's like formulating a problem, a possible future, giving a vision to aim at. And then gathering the people to collaborate and work toward it together.

  4. Feb 2023
    1. If you are a fan of history, you can read more about the effect on local biodiversity brought by the sapiens' colonization of Australia (45,000 years ago), North and South America (14,000 years ago), Wrangler Island (4,000 years ago), or New Zealand (800 years ago).

      This is contested though. Find the article on Harari Populism.


    1. “formulations of global problems that can be plausibly addressed through coordinated and collaborative effort”.

      Global Challenges

  5. May 2022
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      This is my first website notes annotation