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Afternoon Inquisition

Sunday AI: Horrible Puns

I have a confession to make: I LOVE PUNS. I really do.  I loved this Nerdolympics pun-fest. (The Protractor Pull! Differential Equestrian! Krebs Cycling!) I love this flea illustration.  There …

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Afternoon InquisitionSkepticism

AI: End of the Year Regrets

One of the favorite websites I read is “Regret the Error.” It makes me feel a bit better when I screw things up.  As hard as we try, even with …

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Science

Interview with a Bed Bug Sexpert

Professor Mike Siva-Jothy is the leading expert on the sex lives of bed bugs.  By which I mean, he is trying to figure out why they do the strange things …

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Afternoon InquisitionScience

AI: Novels and Imagination

It’s November, which is NaNoWriMo time. Or, for those not hip to the lingo, National Novel Writing Month.  The goal is to finish a 50,000-word novel by 11:59:59 PM on …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: The East Coast gets Blown

When I moved to the Northeast Coast of the US, I had no idea that hurricanes (or earthquakes!)  would be something that I needed to be prepared for. But here …

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ActivismAfternoon Inquisition

Science Blog Challenge!

If you didn’t hear about it, there is a Blogger Challenge for DonorsChoose.org: “DonorsChoose.org is a simple way to provide students in need with resources that our public schools often lack. At …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: Flight of the Bumblebee

You probably have heard Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov‘s Flight of the Bumblebee at some point in your life. I have too; it’s an iconic piece of music, and really does seem to capture …

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