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Words are not just pieces of speaking, they are pieces of thinking. Writing let you look at your thoug hits in a way you couldn't if you were just talking.
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Ted Chiang became famous for his short philosophical stories. His début collection, “Stories of Your Life and Others” (2002), garnered multiple awards and included “Story of Your Life,” which reëxamined the phenomena of time and memory in terms of language.
In his second collection ca...
A story about free will:
A message from the future warns the reader about the invention of Predictors, machines with one button and one LED that blinks 1s before the button is pressed. This invention proves people don't really have free will and some descend into akinetic m...
The story about the nature of consciousness follows Ana & Derek as they raise digital creatures (Jax, Marco & Polo) from pets to almost-human intelligent creatures.
The core idea is that consciousness can not be programmed but evolved: "it take...
Ana, from the lifecycle of software by ted chiang
A story about the relationship between our interpretation of reality and written text:
In the future, a journalist observes how the world, his daughter, and he himself are affected by "Remem", a form of lifelogging which grants its users perfect memory through recording. He...
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Negative liberty is the freedom from external obstacles or constraints. An individual is free in this sense if they are not physically prevented from taking action.
Positive liberty is freedom from internal constraints.
Positive liberty is...
Diprotodon is an extinct genus of gigantic quadrupedal marsupial native to Australia during the Pleistocene epoch. Diprotodon meaning in Greek "two forward teeth". The genus is currently considered monotypic, containing only Diprotodon optatum, the largest known marsupial to have ever existed
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