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The Terrorists’ Epitaph

You must be so brave to Shoot unarmed civilians You must be so brave to Use a sub-machine gun to Shoot unarmed civilians You must be so brave to Wear a mask when you Use a sub-machine gun to Shoot … Continue reading

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Gingko editor

https://gingkoapp.com/login An example of IT enabling the doing of things differently. As ever it requires that you get your head around a new structure. But well worth it. As its hierarchical, it can be used for many purposes – text, … Continue reading

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Foldscope – proposal for development

Foldscope & camera-phone As the Foldscope provides ready access to a world of which most users are unaware, interpretation of the images may be a challenge. Further, if used in the developing world, access to text books etc. may be … Continue reading

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Foldscope – essential science

See this TED talk to see a fusion of leading edge science from 300 years ago with modern technology. The detailed science is at http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1403/1403.1211.pdf  

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Two minor questions

Why is the universe based on maths? Why is it based on maths that we can understand? Or at least that we have been able to invent? The human brain has evolved as a general purpose device with billions of … Continue reading

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Workflowy – on the upcoming features list – dates & reminders

IMHO May I suggest: Horses for courses. The lack of calendar integration & reminders recognises that very few things stay still (so #now & #soon are all that’s needed), & enables focus on the work in hand. (I presume it … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Quiescent mammalian neurons have a membrane potential of about -70mV, under various stimuli they may be depolarised but nothing happens until the stimuli cause enough depolarisation to reach about -55mV (= -0.055 Volts). But once that threshold has been reached … Continue reading

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