Amino acids are the letters. Peptides, including polypeptides and proteins, are the words made from these letters. And they all come together to make up a language that composes and directs every cell, organ, and system in your body.
She was the scientist who discovered the opiate receptor. This book is partially a memoir and partially a breakdown on how emotions can affect our physical health. You'll have to read this with an open mind, as she goes into new-agey stuff. I discovered this book through reading "My Age of Anxiety."
My purpose is to curate a living map of the world’s knowledge.
This is a collection of pieces that subtly influence me in small ways. They pile up, eventually sprouting into beliefs and projects that hopefully fit together to help me solve the puzzle.
In July 2017 the Telegraph listed scaruffi.com as “the oldest webpage that is still being updated”….The philosophy is very simple. Today’s culture is biased towards business. I discuss culture without paying any attention to what sells. I am interested in great artists, musicians, writers, etc, regardless of how the business and the establishment perceives them. I also try to apply a historical perspective: history is my main interest.
These are the things that have most influenced my work and thinking; the things that I return to and share with others again and again.
go to /notebooks and you'll see why
This is the website of Gwern Branwen, writer & independent researcher. I am most interested in psychology, statistics, and technology; I am best known for my writings on the darknet markets & Bitcoin, blinded self-experiments & Quantified Self analyses, dual n-back & spaced repetition, and modafinil.
This site is developed and maintained by John Walker, founder of Autodesk, Inc. and co-author of AutoCAD. A variety of documents, images, software for various machines, and interactive Web resources are available here.
Below I’ve listed many of the major works of philosophy, from those that require a lot of context to understand, to those that require very little. In addition, I’ve noted how difficult the texts might be for an amateur, which other philosophers you should be familiar with beforehand, and included a brief overview. The list is, of course, very incomplete, and additional suggestions are welcome.
A bunch of resources from the person who draws probably the most popular comic on philosophy.