December 2012

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Posted on December 30, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

How we know what we know – Richard Dawkins on Evidence in Science

via Brainpickings: beautiful letter by Richard Dawkins to his ten year old daughter on how we know what we know:[pullquote2 quotes=”true” align=”center” textColor=”#000000″ cite=”Richard Dawkins”]People sometimes say that you must believe in feelings deep inside, otherwise you’d never be confident of things like ‘My wife loves me’. But this is a bad argument. There can Read More

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Posted on December 27, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

Vivian Maier, Street Photographer featured in This American Life’s The Invisible Made Visible

I really enjoyed This American Life’s 2 hour movie special, “The Invisible Made Visible“. One of the highlights was learning about the largely unknown street photographer Vivian Maier. This Life tells the story of her posthumous discovery when John Maloof acquired 30,000 of her prints and negatives in a storage locker auction. It’s worth downloading the Read More

Find out if a movie or tv show is streaming on net flix
Posted on December 27, 2012 by Jeff Reifman

Is it on Netflix?

Can I Stream It is a useful search engine for finding whether a movie or TV show is streaming on Netflix or for sale on iTunes or Amazon’s Instant Video. They also have a handy popular streaming summary for Netflix.