The movement of mineral nutrients is cyclic, whereas the movement of energy is unidirectional and noncyclic. Trophic species are encircled as nodes and arrows depict the links.
What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination?
Ashcans and unobtainable dollars! Children screaming under the stairways! Boys sobbing in armies! Old men weeping in the parks! Moloch the heavy judger of men! Moloch the incomprehensible prison! Moloch the crossbone soulless jailhouse and Congress of sorrows! Moloch whose buildings are judgment!
Moloch the vast stone of war! Moloch the stunned governments!
Moloch whose mind is pure machinery! Moloch whose blood is running money! Moloch whose fingers are ten armies!
Moloch whose breast is a cannibal dynamo! Moloch whose ear is a smoking tomb! Moloch whose eyes are a thousand blind windows! Moloch whose skyscrapers stand in the long streets like endless Jehovahs! Moloch whose factories dream and croak in the fog! Moloch whose smoke-stacks and antennae crown the cities!
Moloch whose love is endless oil and stone! Moloch whose soul is electricity and banks! Moloch whose poverty is the specter of genius! Moloch whose fate is a cloud of sexless hydrogen! Moloch whose name is the Mind!
Moloch in whom I sit lonely! Moloch in whom I dream Angels! Lacklove and manless in Moloch! Moloch who entered my soul early!In the early days of commercial computers in the early to mids, IBM’s support for its customers is felt by many to be insufficient.
The SHARE group was a means to exchange technical details about IBM computers among its users, in part to fill this perceived gap. By "augmenting human intellect" we mean increasing the capability of a man to approach a complex problem situation, to gain comprehension to suit his particular needs, and to derive solutions to problems.
This is strikingly beautiful – one of the best I’ve read from you. One somewhat rambling thought I took away from this post, oddly enough, is that – in the face of a potential superintelligence – the status quo is not the only alternative to trying to build a Friendly AI.
The evolution of cooperation can refer to. the study of how cooperation can emerge and persist (also known as cooperation theory) as elucidated by the application of game theory,; a paper by political scientist Robert Axelrod and evolutionary biologist W.
D. Hamilton (Axelrod & Hamilton ) in the scientific literature, or; a book by . To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.
On Thursday, March 22, , the Eritrean Ministry of Information issued a statement accusing Mohammed Jumma, an Eritrean exile, now a citizen of the United Kingdom, of starting to “organize political and military activities as well as to train their members.”.