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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Data Science and Machine Learning

May 23, 2016

Thousands of articles and tutorials have been written about data science and machine learning. Hundreds of books, courses and conferences…

Video: Derek Sivers – How to Start a Movement

October 12, 2010

With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how movements really get started. (Hint: it takes two.) “Leadership is…

Video: Kate Bush – Cloudbusting

July 25, 2022

Based on a true story set in Maine. Wilhelm Reich 24 March 1897 – 3 November 1957) was an Austrian doctor of…

China is Leading the Clean Economy Race

September 23, 2010

Creating a clean economy will not be easy. It will require sustained, consistent, and large-scale investment across many sectors, including…

Yearning for a Meaningful Spiritual Life

June 15, 2022

The Templeton Foundation is seeking researchers to study an important big question: “How can those who experience a deep yearning…

TED | Talks | James Howard Kunstler: The tragedy of suburbia (video)

May 13, 2008

“In James Howard Kunstler’s view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the physical manifestation of the…

Maybe One: A Case for Smaller Families, by Bill McKibben

March 10, 2010

The father of a single child himself, McKibben maintains that bringing one, and no more than one, child into this…

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust: Preserves: Cathance River Nature Preserve

July 21, 2007

“The 230-acre Cathance River Nature Preserve, accessed from the Highland Green development, is a cooperative effort among BTLT, Highland Green,…

Video: Africa From The Sky

August 1, 2011

Even if you’ve been fortunate enough to visit Cameroon, you’ve probably never seen it like this before. William Thielicke, a…