Is the brain a transducer?
I comment on a provocative article by Robert Epstein, arguing that we should abandon the metaphor of brain-as-computer and consider instead brain-as-transducer.
For some reason, our culture declares the autumn equinox to be the start of autumn.
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My facebook feed has been full of photos of snowdrops recently. There may be snowdrops in my garden, but if so, they're buried under mounds of dead grass. What I'm getting excited about is ground elder.
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Just before Christmas, the UK Chancellor was widely ridiculed for saying that people who'd built up savings during the pandemic should help the economy by going on a spending spree when it ends. This week, the govenor of the Bank of England joined in Looking at the numbers, I can see where they're coming from.
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Mincemeat| Comments (5)
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I've been stuck in front of the computer far too much over the last few days, battling with layout and navigation (my programming skills are both very rusty and very out of date). I desperately needed to get out.