No one could see the color blue until modern times. I’ve always suspected that our language affects how we see the world, and this is a great example.
Month: March 2015
Mother Jones has a really interesting article on how our beliefs block new information: Pre-existing beliefs, far more than new facts, skew our thoughts. Feelings arise before conscious thoughts and color them. Confirmation bias gives more weight to facts that …
How eccentric and cool: http://gabrielmartin.net/projects/hipku/ There’s also a Python port: http://pyhipku.lord63.com/