Alex Raichev

The Neuroscience of Suffering and Its End

Nice article on Gary Weber's loss of I-my thoughts here.

Do not pursue the past. Do not usher in the future. Rest evenly with present awareness.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2014-01-05
Tags: neuroscience, nonduality
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Free Will Is an Illusion

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Sam Harris speaks on the delusion of free will at the Festival Of Dangerous Ideas 2012. Includes audience questions.

Video sourced from YouTube here.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2013-12-30
Tags: video, free will
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Three Logicians

Taken from Spiked Math.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2013-12-13
Tags: comic, math
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Idioteque

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I haven't seen enough. You haven't seen enough.

Video sourced from YouTube here.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2013-10-30
Tags: video, music
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Transitfeed Patch

For the GTFS Explorer project i've been working on, i needed to convert GTFS feeds to KML. Google's transitfeed package is designed to do this, but the latest version (1.2.12) has a bug in it which prevents the KML writer from being imported.

Searching the web on the issue, i found Dylan Vassallo's Github repo pybcp47, which helped me create this patch to squash the bug: transitfeed-1.2.13_unofficial.tar.gz.

To test the KML output online, i used this site.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2013-10-20
Tags: software
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