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Mathematics and saving lives

There is something to be said to improving the quality of life as well as saving lives. In scientific and discovery fields such as pure math, contributions could improve the quality of life exponentially.

Of Gender and Rationality

Does anyone have any unbiased statistics on gender in workforce, career choice, education, and any other relevant statistics?

Fermi Estimates

This chart has been extremely helpful to me in school and is full of weird approximation like the two above.

Falsifiable and non-Falsifiable Ideas

I also would like to point out that Anthony didn't disagree with me when i said it and accepted that assumption. When I can i'm going to use the arguments that Qiaochu_Yuan had and go back to talk with him to see if he will update as well.

Open thread, February 15-28, 2013

May I ask why the downvotes if I promise not to rebbutle and suck up time?

Open thread, February 15-28, 2013

I don't have them any longer. An easy way to do it is have a friend pick out videos for you (or have someone post links to videos here and have someone pm them for the answer). Or while on YouTube look for names that you've heard before but not quite remember clearly which is not really reliable but its better then nothing.

Open thread, February 15-28, 2013

I don't think it works on all inconsistency though just large one's. There is a large mass difference between a box with nothing in it and a box with something in it. This doesn't necessarily work for lets say a box with a cat in it and a box with a dead cat in it.

Open thread, February 15-28, 2013

I've been reading the sequences but i've realized that less of it has sunk in then i would have hoped. What is the best way to make the lessons sink in?

Open thread, February 15-28, 2013

I found that going to the gym for about half an hour a day improved my posture. Whether this is from increased muscles that help with posture or simply with increased self-esteem I do not know but it definitely helped.

Explaining vs. Explaining Away

also this xkcd comic seems very on topic

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