"He hated it and loved it, as he hated and loved himself.— Ethics in Bricks (@EthicsInBricks) February 19, 2019
He could not get rid of it. He had no will left in the matter."
- Gandalf (about social media) pic.twitter.com/aa5nmg2iNx
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Monday, February 18, 2019
Welp, it had a good run. pic.twitter.com/BdWfByZlhM— Scott Kerr (@scott_kerr) February 18, 2019
Sunday, February 17, 2019
I particularly like that there is a box labeled "Please do not write to me again."
(Tip of the cap to Giuseppe Paleologo, who was responding to Steve Strogatz.)
The Machines, powered by Artificial Intelligence, have taken over! And massive computations are all giving physically implausible solutions!— Mason Porter (@masonporter) February 17, 2019
We need mathematical models—especially complicated ones with networks and nonlinear systems—to save humanity!
Oh wait... this is real. https://t.co/DljKjpaKSb
In fact, if I were a Principal Mason — in addition to the principal Mason, which is true in my own life, at least — I would definitely do this, now that I have seen this excellent idea.
(Tip of the cap to Helen Brown Nazzaro)
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Friday, February 15, 2019
Roses are red.— Mason Porter (@masonporter) February 14, 2019
The nodes have heterogeneous degrees.
The network may be heavy-tailed;
but it's probably not scale-free.#ScienceValentine#AcademicValentine
(Technically, "The network's degree distribution may be heavy-tailed;", but that's less poetic.)