Monthly Archives: February 2014

How AI helps us understand Science… and dogs

I recently prepared an illustrated talk introducing the idea behind Sciencepolice2010… * Deriving the nature of science from first principles – in fact from evolutionary imperatives; * Briefly introducing the Sciencepolice-14 rules; * Looking at some area of science where … Continue reading

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Comments on Hone on birds and dinosaurs in the Guardian

In a recent contribution to The Guardian: Birds and dinosaurs – one of the great fossil connections, David Hone (ghod – he’s actually got a regular spot there :-S), made his usual pretence at being a scientist. I didn’t hear … Continue reading

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London’s Luxurious Lovely New Crossrail Transports Of Delight.

The contract for the trains for the Crossrail London underground line has now been placed. The 1 billion pounds will buy 65 trains. Assuming each train has 10 carriages (a very generous estimate), the £1,000,000,000 / 650 gives about £1.5 … Continue reading

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