Now, I fancy myself something of a fun fact connoisseur. Off the top of my head, I can tell you that humans are the best long-distance hot-weather runners in the animal kingdom (no, really), when the Big Bang was first discovered the technicians thought it might be bird poop on their telescope, and, as longtime … Continue reading Moravec’s Paradox- Artificial Intelligence is weird.
-Now! What do we want? Time travel! When do we want it?- That’s right you guys, it’s finally time travel time. This paradox is all about what happens when you go back in time and try to add something. You could use this paradox with objects, people, whatever, but I’m going to start with an … Continue reading The Bootstrap Paradox
Ok, here’s the deal. I want to cover the Paradox of Choice, because I think it’s a really cool concept to have in your head. However, in the course of researching it, I discovered that there isn’t a ton of experimental evidence supporting it. So, take this with a grain of salt. I’ll do a … Continue reading Paradox of Choice
I live near Seattle Washington, and this Saturday I attended Vegfest, a vegan/vegetarian event in Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall. While I am not a vegetarian (yet; one of these days I want to make the leap), it was fun to try all the samples and learn about different recipes. It also got me thinking about … Continue reading The Meat Paradox
I originally posted this article on the Imzy community around Christmas. I planned to post it here after I edited the Christmas stuff out of it, but I think it's more fun this way. Brand-new paradox coming this Wednesday! Zeno’s paradoxes are some of the oldest in the book; they were written around 450 bc. Traditionally, … Continue reading Zeno’s Paradox (Christmas Edition)
here’s where the paradox comes from: look at the sky. Are you blinded, burned to a crisp, and completely annihilated by the heat of infinite suns? No? Well, that’s weird.