Principles of “Objectively Good” Writing

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So on youtube there’s been this debate over “objectively good writing” bouncing around. It seems a few people have gotten pretty worked up over it. It’s spawned a few memes, a few response videos, a few twitter bitch-outs. I’ve been watching it transpire, on and off, trying to understand what it is that has everyone so annoyed with each other, and from what I can tell, it’s pretty much the usual. You have a few people, basically, who are trying to have what appears to be a serious discussion about this stuff, and then a lot of others who seem primarily invested in just being right. That or just yelling a lot.

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Selected Research – All Gifts, Bestowed

I went through a mountain of material leading up to and during the process of writing this book (in both video and written form).  When I finished writing it I thought it might be nice to include a selection of the most relevant research material at the end so that readers could delve deeper into some of the concepts explored.

Assuming the reader would want to do so at the close of the novel, of course…

The only problem, obviously, is that we couldn’t add this information to the audio book.  Try typing in a URL as it’s dictated to you sometime and you’ll see why.

So, for all of you good people out there who prefer audio as their primary format, here is that list.  As noted, the list is not exhaustive to what I originally examined.  It is, in my opinion, some of the more approachable material on the subjects presented – this despite the fact that much of the “homogenized” material on quantum computers is still rather lacking…


“New supercomputer mimics human brain, researchers say”
Nicholas Sakelaris
https://www.upi.com/New-supercomputer-mimics-human-brain-researchers-say/1361541441333/

“The Future of Consciousness: Stuart Hameroff at TEDxTucson”
TEDx Talks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d5RetvkkuQ

“How do you explain consciousness? | David Chalmers”
TED
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhRhtFFhNzQ

“The scientific pursuit of consciousness: Christof Koch at TEDxRainier”
TEDx Talks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHRbnNwIg1g

“Consciousness & the Brain: John Searle at TEDxCERN”
TEDx Talks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_OPQgPIdKg

“Quantum Consciousness And its Nature In Microtubules. Dr. Stuart Hameroff”
QUANTUM SYNAPSE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx0SsffdMBw

“A Beginner’s Guide To Quantum Computing, Dr. Talia Gershon”
Coding Tech
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRIPV0dPAd4

“We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At”
Seeker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yaY4Fw-ovM

“Michio Kaku: Tweaking Moore’s Law and the Computers of the Post-Silicon Era”
Big Think
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm6ScvNygUU

“Carbon nanotube optics poised to provide pathway to optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing”
Nancy Ambrosiano
https://www.lanl.gov/discover/news-release-archive/2018/June/0618-carbon-nanotubes.php?source=newsroom

“Double Slit Experiment explained! by Jim Al-Khalili”
The Royal Institution
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9tKncAdlHQ

“Amazing Robot Controlled By Rat Brain Continues Progress”
Aaron Saenz
https://singularityhub.com/2010/10/06/videos-of-robot-controlled-by-rat-brain-amazing-technology-still-moving-forward/#sm.00001av8d569kwfqat3fqe07bb5xt

“This clever AI hid data from its creators to cheat at its appointed task”
Devin Coldewey
https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/31/this-clever-ai-hid-data-from-its-creators-to-cheat-at-its-appointed-task/

“Twitter taught Microsoft’s AI chatbot to be a racist asshole in less than a day”
James Vincent
https://www.theverge.com/2016/3/24/11297050/tay-microsoft-chatbot-racist