5 Interesting Links for 04-24-2015

History (Aviation)

Problem solving, especially in early aviation, involved solutions that have left their mark even today… (Via Facebook)
http://twentytwowords.com/what-are-these-giant-concrete-arrows-spread-across-america/

Artificial Intelligence (Philosophy)

Scientists are worried we will develop true artificial intelligence faster than we’ll develop the wisdom to control an AI. I’m including this more as a thinking piece than for the specific content. I see a bias against intelligence here shown toward humans as well. Why assume the smarter an AI would be the more destructive toward others it would be? This is one of humanities flaws not strengths, and intelligence is only one factor.
http://www.livescience.com/50467-artificial-intelligence-stakes.html

Cover Art (Publishing)

Cover artist Willow Raven clarifies the difference between cover art and cover design services and why the lines are blurred. (Via Twitter)
http://willowraven-illustration.blogspot.com/2014/11/author-beware-custom-cover-design-does.html

Cats (Life)

A fascinating look into the underpinnings of the sometimes gory gifts our furry friends, namely cats, leave for us.
http://www.livescience.com/34471-cats-dead-animals.html

Woodlizards (Zoology)

Three new woodlizard species were discovered in the high-altitude tropical forests of Peru and Ecuador, demonstrating a broader diversity in the dragon-like lizards than previously suspected.
http://www.livescience.com/50384-three-new-woodlizards-discovered.html

A Country Masquerade by Margaret McGaffey Fisk

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4 Responses to 5 Interesting Links for 04-24-2015

  1. Erin says:

    What, no link to the new glass frog that looks like Kermit?

    I think I’ve seen that first link somewhere. 😉

    • Margaret McGaffey Fisk says:

      LOL! I think I decided one frog was enough for a bit. I go on dinosaur binges where I have to limit those links as well. Or maybe I didn’t think the article was interesting enough even if the idea was :).

      So are you one of the Facebook sources? I honestly don’t remember, but I’ve started tracking where it came from and our crossover there is quite high :).

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