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What Is Intelligence, Anyway?

What Is Intelligence, Anyway?
What Is Intelligence, Anyway? By Isaac Asimov What is intelligence, anyway? When I was in the army, I received the kind of aptitude test that all soldiers took and, against a normal of 100, scored 160. (It didn't mean anything. All my life I've been registering scores like that, so that I have the complacent feeling that I'm highly intelligent, and I expect other people to think so too. Actually, though, don't such scores simply mean that I am very good at answering the type of academic questions that are considered worthy of answers by people who make up the intelligence tests - people with intellectual bents similar to mine? For instance, I had an auto-repair man once, who, on these intelligence tests, could not possibly have scored more than 80, by my estimate. Yet, when anything went wrong with my car I hastened to him with it, watched him anxiously as he explored its vitals, and listened to his pronouncements as though they were divine oracles - and he always fixed my car.

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra | Laws Of Vibrational Energy The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra The Law of Pure Potentiality Take time to be silent, to just BE. Meditate for 30 minutes twice a day. Silently witness the intelligence within every living thing. The Law of Giving and Receiving Today bring whoever you encounter a gift: a compliment or flower. The Law of Karma Every action generates a force of energy that returns to us in like kind. The Law of Least Effort Accept people, situations, and events as they occur. The Law of Intention and Desire Inherent in every intention and desire is the mechanics for its fulfillment. The Law of Detachment Allow yourself and others the freedom to be who they are. The Law of Dharma Seek your higher Self. I use the seven laws and it has change my life. Download This Now This information was taken from

IFS Fractal in the Space 28 pieces of computing advice that stand the test of time Technology never stops moving foward. Hardware gets faster, and operating systems gain new features and (we hope) finesse. This is natural computing law. But just because computers are one big exercise in evolutionary progress, that doesn't mean certain computing maxims ever go out of style. Take, for example, the nuggets of wisdom in the following list. All of these things are as true today as they were 2, 5, and in some cases even 10 or 20 years ago. Below, we give you the best pieces of computing advice we've ever heard. When in doubt, punch out If something isn’t working on your PC, don’t wring your hands and yell at the screen. Expect your battery to let you down It's simply Murphy's Law: Your laptop or tablet will poop out the moment you need it most. Crowdsource your troubleshooting Back everything up Never get caught with just one copy of anything that you want to keep. Remember that thumb drives are your friends Look to last year’s model for a better value Skip the extended warranty

Design Daily: The World's Simplest Mobile Phone | Technology on GOOD Writing for PSFK, Floyd Haynes recounts his reversal from iPhone fanboy to smart-phone abdicator. The combination of muffled conversations, dropped calls, and a creeping feeling that constant connectedness was complicating his life prompted a quest for simplification. That's precisely what he found in John's Phone, the world's simplest mobile phone. It's made by the Dutch design company John Doe Amsterdam. Here's a video of Haynes's first look at the phone. Wonderful. Zentips Binaural Beats Choose a Binaural Beat to suit your mood from the below. Note that in order for Binaural Beats to work, they must be played though headphones. Basic Beats Deep Meditation Hangover Helper Roommate Annihilator Self Hypnosis Sleepy Time Super Focus! Wakeful SuperPower WARNING: DO NOT listen to Binaural Beats while driving, operating equipment, or any other task that requires concentration. How It Works When two tones of specific frequencies are played through headphones, the brain can become confused and produce its own, imagined tone—a three-dimensional audio hallucination heard only within the head of the listener. What is happening is that the brain is not used to hearing frequencies in each ear so close together and with such intensity—these sounds do not occur in nature and so a mechanism in our brains has not evolved to understand them. Since Oster’s discovery, Binaural Beats have been used as cure-alls for everything from impotence to bulimia.

Top 20 Logical Fallacies - The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe Introduction to Argument Structure of a Logical Argument Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, our arguments all follow a certain basic structure. Premise1: If A = B, Premise2: and B = C Logical connection: Then (apply principle of equivalence) Conclusion: A = C In order for an argument to be considered valid the logical form of the argument must work – must be valid. Also it is important to note that an argument may use wrong information, or faulty logic to reach a conclusion that happens to be true. Breaking down an argument into its components is a very useful exercise, for it enables us to examine both our own arguments and those of others and critically analyze them for validity. Examine your Premises As stated above, in order for an argument to be sound all of its premises must be true. There are several types of potential problems with premises. Premises may also be true, as far as they go, but are incomplete. Let’s go back to the transitional fossil example again.

Aho/Ullman Foundations of Computer Science This book has been taken out of print by W. H. Freeman. You are welcome to use it if you like. We believed in 1992 it was the way to introduce theory in Computer Science, and we believe that today. --- Al Aho and Jeff Ullman Index The Book | Materials | Gradiance | Errata PDF's of the Book PrefaceTable of ContentsChapter 1 Computer Science: The Mechanization of Abstraction Chapter 2 Iteration, Induction, and Recursion Chapter 3 The Running Time of Programs Chapter 4 Combinatorics and Probability Chapter 5 The Tree Data Model Chapter 6 The List Data Model Chapter 7 The Set Data Model Chapter 8 The Relational Data Model Chapter 9 The Graph Data Model Chapter 10 Patterns, Automata, and Regular Expressions Chapter 11 Recursive Description of Patterns Chapter 12 Propositional Logic Chapter 13 Using Logic to Design Computer Components Chapter 14 Predicate Logic Index Supplementary Materials Gradiance Package Available Errata Sheet We are going to try to maintain errata.