Second Home: ‘What architecture might look like post-COVID’ – Los Angeles Times

September 17, 2020

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-09-17/hollywood-second-home-coworking-space-covid-19


The Brain as Computer: Bad at Math, Good at Everything Else – IEEE Spectrum

September 14, 2020

https://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/the-brain-as-computer-bad-at-math-good-at-everything-else


Slow cycling Numbers Don’t Lie – IEEE Journals & Magazine

September 14, 2020

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7934224

Vaclav Smil

Abstract:
Some technical advances are delayed by either a failure of imagination or a concatenation of obstructive circumstances. I can think of no better example of both of these than the bicycle. . Two centuries ago, on 12 June 1817 in Mannheim, Karl Drais, a forester in Germany’s grand duchy of Baden, demonstrated for the first time his Laufmaschine (“running machine”), later also known as a draisine or hobby-horse. ….


What Intelligent Machines Need to Learn From the Neocortex – IEEE Spectrum

September 14, 2020

https://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/what-intelligent-machines-need-to-learn-from-the-neocortex

Machines won’t become intelligent unless they incorporate certain features of the human brain. Here are three of them
By Jeff Hawkins


Pandemics and the Shape of Human History | The New Yorker

September 14, 2020

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/04/06/pandemics-and-the-shape-of-human-history


New Yorkers Are Fleeing to the Suburbs: ‘The Demand Is Insane’ – The New York Times

September 14, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/30/nyregion/nyc-suburbs-housing-demand.html


New Cases Have Reached Record Levels in the Midwest – The New York Times

September 14, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/09/13/us/coronavirus-cases-midwest.html


Black Rock State Park (Watertown) – 2020 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) – Tripadvisor

September 14, 2020

Also Chatfield Hollow State Park

On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 12:52 AM Mark Gerstein <mark> wrote:

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g33965-d6913500-Reviews-Black_Rock_State_Park-Watertown_Connecticut.html


Excerpt from “Exercised,” by Daniel E. Lieberman | Harvard Magazine

September 14, 2020

FEATURES

Active Grandparenting, Costly Repair

A biological anthropologist explains why and how exercise works to combat senescence.

by DANIEL E. LIEBERMAN

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2020

https://harvardmagazine.com/2020/09/features-active-grandparenting


Black Rock State Park (Watertown) – 2020 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) – Tripadvisor

September 14, 2020

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g33965-d6913500-Reviews-Black_Rock_State_Park-Watertown_Connecticut.html