Category Theory: Learning Resources [...]

Some links to learning resources: by David I. Spivak *(via )* by David I. Spivak *(via , see comments from John Baez)* by Emily Riehl *(via Wayback Machine < via < via )*...

 

Hacking [...]

> Hacking has always been about leveraging skills to push the boundaries of systems....

 

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Knowledge vs. wisdom – Philoscifi [...]

> Knowledge vs. wisdom > > Many people mistake knowledge for wisdom because they are intimately related, and this is unfortunate because they are quite different in an important way. Knowledge is the accumulation of facts and information. Wisdom is the synthesis of knowledge and experiences into insights that deepen one’s understanding of relationships and the mean...

 

Settings:: Publishing [...]

These settings are used by Wikity to determine privacy (openness) and publishing schedule. Please note that putting "Open" to "No" is an experimental feature, providing "good enough" privacy but not great privacy. Settings OPEN: Yes RSS DELAY: 1 days...

 

Metacognition [...]

Metacognition is "cognition about cognition", "thinking about thinking", or "knowing about knowing" and higher order thinking skills. It comes from the root word "meta", meaning beyond.[1] It can take many forms; it includes knowledge about when and how to use particular strategies for learning or for problem solving.[1] There are generally two components of metacogni...

 

‘Term of art’ [...]

> noun > 1. > a word or phrase that has a specific or precise meaning within a given discipline or field and might have a different meaning in common usage: 'Set' is a term of art used by mathematicians, and burden of proof is a term of art used by lawyers. Also called word of art....

 

Free Will [...]

> “Free Will” is a philosophical [[‘Term of art’]] for a particular sort of capacity of rational agents to choose a course of action from among various alternatives. Which sort is the free will sort is what all the fuss is about. (And what a fuss it has been: philosophers have debated this question for over two millennia, and just about every major philosopher...

 

Help:: Getting Started / Day One [...]

Most people find that using Wikity to bookmark is a good place to start. The following video shows how you can bookmark with Wikity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66IGbiATzsY Note that in the video the bookmark says 'Bkmrk' but in recent versions says 'Wik-it'. The editor has also been upgraded...

 

Fake News Or Real? [...]

> Fake news stories can have real-life consequences. On Sunday, police said a man with a rifle who claimed to be "self-investigating" a baseless online conspiracy theory entered a Washington, D.C., pizzeria and fired the weapon inside the restaurant. > > So yes, fake news is a big problem. > > These stories have gotten a lot of attention, with headlines claiming Pop...