Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

“There are widespread rumors in Silicon Valley, where life-extension science is a popular obsession, that various wealthy individuals from the tech world have already begun practicing parabiosis, spending tens of thousands of dollars for the procedures and young-person-blood, and repeating the exercise several times a year.” – Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young… Continue reading Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

“There are widespread rumors in Silicon Valley, where life-extension science is a popular obsession, that various wealthy individuals from the tech world have already begun practicing parabiosis, spending tens of thousands of dollars for the procedures and young-person-blood, and repeating the exercise several times a year.” – Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young… Continue reading Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People’s Blood

Does Engineering Education Breed Terrorists?

“the less exposure that nascent engineers have to the humanities and social sciences, the less they will be able to appreciate other people’s perspectives. As it is, she says, “engineers spend almost all their time with the same set of epistemological rules.”” – Does Engineering Education Breed Terrorists?

Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science – NYTimes.com

“For better or worse,” said Steven A. Edwards, a policy analyst at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “the practice of science in the 21st century is becoming shaped less by national priorities or by peer-review groups and more by the particular preferences of individuals with huge amounts of money.” – Billionaires With… Continue reading Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science – NYTimes.com