When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

Arthur C. Clarke, Hazards of Prophecy

This is Clarke’s Law

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True dat.

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washingtonpost:

nprfreshair:

It has been a slow week of reruns, so this happened. 

Testify

Just in case you think you get dumb questions once in a while….

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stoweboyd:

datarep:

Money raised from popular fundraisers and the number of related disease deaths.

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Proof of human stupidity #457

Food for thought.

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Latergram: great Vegas neon sign. Looking north up Las Vegas Blvd from The Ogden.

Caspian at Bunbury. Liking their sound.

Latergram from Kettering Foundation Common Ground for Action consensus- building tool for live deliberation. Interesting model with potential for enabling broader participation in meaningful policy deliberation.

emergentfutures:

Where the world’s 10 billion people will live, in one GIF

Full Story: Vox

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But note that growth in this sector was no straight path…. Huge number of births _and_ departures #iedc #noeasyanswer.

Soo Sunny Park (b. Seoul, Korea) - Unwoven Light at Rice University’s Rice Gallery in Houston, Texas. Composed of 37 individual sculptural units, the installation uses iridescent plexi-glass embedded in pieces of a chain link fence to cast shimmering, colorful reflections across the spacious gallery. 

This is amazing…. Hope I get a chance to see it at some point.

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