Science
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Guns + Galois = The REAL Good Will Hunting

Will Hunting isn’t the only misguided mathematician with a Hollywood story. Meet Evariste Galois, the OG of algebra. Real duels, real guns, real murder.

Jesse Stone
September 17, 2020
Science
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A Failed State: Why Iowa is No. 1 In Failed Pandemic Response

With no national strategy for facing COVID-19, states have implemented their own. For Iowa, that means a complete failure in pandemic response. Here’s why.

David Borger Germann
August 12, 2020
Politics, Science
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Memoirs of a Headcrab: An {Inner Monologue}

I didn’t ask for any of this. Not a bit of it.

But here I am,…

V. Buritsch
June 19, 2020
Prompts, Science
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FAQ About the Food and Drug Administration’s New Microfiction Contest

Drugs used to need to satisfy some of the strictest medicinal criteria to earn FDA approval. These days? A good narrative is all you need.

Jesse Stone
May 26, 2020
Politics, Pop Culture, Science
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{What If} AI Doesn’t Need to Be Smart to Control Us?

So maybe it’s NOT that the robots are going to take over and murder us all. Maybe we’ll willfully hand it all over. What if we’re really that stupid?

Jesse Stone
January 20, 2020
Prompts, Science
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Is an A.I. Winter Coming?

Artificial intelligence has virtually taken over our lives. But can that trend continue? Or are we about to experience the first “AI winter” of our lives?

Jesse Stone
November 21, 2019
Science
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The Quantum Computing Revolution Is Here (Or Why Classical Computers Always {Finish Last})

Recently a team of engineers at Google announced a game-changer in the world of computing. Hint: it involves the word “quantum”. Jesse breaks down what you need

Jesse Stone
November 13, 2019
Prompts, Science
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Tiny Black Holes? They Might Be Real.

Black holes are absolutely massive, right? Well, not necessarily. Under a different scientific model of forming black holes, some might be teeny tiny.

Jesse Stone
October 10, 2019
Science
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{Back to School}: The Top 10 Reasons Your High School Science Class Was Less Interesting Than My Popular Science Articles

Jesse Stone is the only guy we trust to teach us science. How does he keep our attention when teachers couldn’t? Here are his Top 10 hypotheses.

Jesse Stone
September 6, 2019
Science
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