The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 19 – Your Own Opinions Can Suck Too

In-Sight Publishing The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 19 - Your Own Opinions Can Suck Too October 1, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, why are people convinced of their own awesomeness? Rick Rosner: Lance and I argue every week. Lance is super conservative. I am liberal. Lance, often, accuses me of …

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Ask A Genius 398 – Proximal & Distal, Relevance & Irrelevance

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 398 – Proximal & Distal, Relevance & Irrelevance September 30, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is this armature, this background structure? Rick Rosner: The connective structure and the hardware, which you can't see, is probably reflected in the locations and relationships among celestial objects, which you can see. …

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Ask A Genius 396 – Simplest Forms Most Beautiful

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 396 – Simplest Forms Most Beautiful September 28, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What will be the basis for replication of consciousness, the non-mystical deeply interconnected information processing of the brain? Rick Rosner: Humans will be able to replicate or come up with things that think; it will be …

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Ask A Genius 395 – Brain Efficiencies

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 395 – Brain Efficiencies September 27, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How does the brain achieve its efficiencies? Rick Rosner: One way is specialization. I am sure. It is important for humans to be able to recognize verticals and horizontals in their field of view. I am sure the …

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Ask A Genius 394 – Moore’s Law Running Out of Power

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 394 - Moore's Law Running Out of Power September 26, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is going to happen to Moore's Law? Rick Rosner: Moore's Law is going to be done in the near-future. You can't build a transistor that is smaller than an atom. The brain is …

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Ask A Genius 393 – Filling Foods

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 393 - Filling Foods September 25, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What are some quick examples of foods to keep you going? Rick Rosner: A couple examples of food would be rice cakes, popcorn with no butter and a little salt, or you can drink water (a disappointing dietary …

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Ask A Genius 392 – Our Narratives and The Future

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 392 - Our Narratives and The Future September 24, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we were talking off-tape about our stories and the future, and the way the future will be talked about regarding our stories. That needs unpacking. Rick Rosner: I think there are certain eras that …

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Ask A Genius 391 – Return of the Translation of Information Problem: Physics & Mathematics, Topology & Geometry, Representation & Universe, and Armature & Physical Framework

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 391 - Return of the Translation of Information Problem: Physics & Mathematics, Topology & Geometry, Representation & Universe, and Armature & Physical Framework September 23, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: This leads to question with regards to IC. What do particular sizes of objects mean over time in …

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