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Science

A good little monkey, testing the limits of empiricism.

Science: a systematic endeavor that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe.

Scientific Process
Academic Liberation
Social
Natural
Formal
Applied

Links

!Understanding Science
!Khan Academy
Information is Beautiful
Explorable Explanations
MadSci - Ask-A-Scientist site, hasn't changed it's UI in ages and I love it for that
RationalWiki
TrashWiki
Explained from First Principles
The Black Vault - Online repository of declassified government documents.
Psychonaut Wiki
Human Emotion Systems Laboratory

Books

Hathitrust
FreeBookCentre
aschmitz's 2012 textbook archive

Arcticles

Crooked Timber: Your platform is not an ecosystem - "Metaphors work best when we consciously use them as tools to look with, rather than as the whole thing we’re seeing."
Max Kreminski: Locked doors, headaches, and intellectual need - Introduce a locked door before it's key.
Economics from the Top Down: The Dunning-Kruger Effect is Autocorrelation

Lexicon

anthropocene: a proposed epoch dating from the commencement of significant human impact on Earth's geology and ecosystems
antifragile: benefits from shocks, thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, stressors, risk, and uncertainty
a posteriori: knowledge dependent on empirical evidence
a priori: knowledge independent from current experience
multivocality: approach that accepts a high degree of relativism, thus encouraging the contemporaneous articulation of numerous different narratives or parallel discourses
procrustean: describes situations where an arbitrary standard is used to measure success, while completely disregarding obvious harm that results from the effort
salience: the perceptual quality by which an observable thing stands out relative to its environment; the weight you attach to any given thing

Art

Reading

The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan

Visual

Moving

Connections by James Burke & Mick Jackson (Archive)