Monday, 28 April 2014


"The logical end of mechanical process is to reduce the human being to something resembling a brain in a bottle." - Orwell

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

So... yeah.

Minority Rules

"When the number of committed  holders is below 10 percent, there is no visible progress in the spread of ideas. It would literally take the amount of time comparable to the age of the universe for this size group to reach the majority," said SCNARC Director Boleslaw Szymanski, the Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor at Rensselaer. "Once that number grows above 10 percent, the idea spreads like flame."

Full article: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas