Jesse Ausubel will be honored with the 2022 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest. This award is presented annually by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and the Nierenberg Family to honor the memory of William A. Nierenberg, an esteemed physicist and national science leader who served Scripps Oceanography as director for two decades. Previous awardees include atmospheric scientist Warren Washington, biochemist and Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna, filmmaker Sir David Attenborough, and primatologist Dame Jane Goodall, among others.
PHE affiliate David Burg and Jesse Ausubel co-authored a paper published in PLOS ONE, Moore’s Law revisited through Intel chip density. Summarized here, the paper uses our LogletLab software to analyze the evolution of transistor density in state-of-the-art computer chips and how it corresponds to the famous ‘Moore’s Law.’
Our colleagues Bala Ramadurai (Pune, India) and Dmitry Kucharavy (Strasbourg, France) post a 16-minute video Demo of S-curve fitting software about our Loglet Lab 4 program. Together with the written documentation, this helps new users get off to a good start. We plan to develop and release Loglet Lab 5 before the end of 2021.
The website Human Progress launches a new video series called The Covid Tonic. The series features conversations between renowned scholars and editor, Marian L. Tupy. The interviews focus on the global impact of COVID-19 and the continued importance of rational optimism. Episode 1 features the environmental scientist Jesse Ausubel, a Human Progress Board Member and Director of the Program for the Human Environment at The Rockefeller University in New York City.
Watch the full video here.
Jesse evokes the decade just ended with a verbal time machine.
The kombucha cheeseball airballed flyover states.
A flashmob of microbiomes pinged frenemies with fake news about emojis.
Bestie truthers in gender dysphoria friended crunchy snowflakes with selfies.
Muggles on staycation clickbaited eco grief with chai latte before Brexit.
Digerati on hoverboards vaped Bibimbop while cloud computing their carbon credits.
Locavore hashtags unfriended ringtones.
Bling ransomware exfoliated the deep state over net neutrality.
Sriracha fitbits f-bombed safe spaces with froyo in go-cups.
Uber & Lyft doxx’d bougie Anthropocene woo-woo.
The worstest guac onboarded vegan qubits.
Buzzy connectomes face-palmed oppo memes.
Unplugged vulture capitalists binge-watched paywalls.
Micro-aggressions woke the Alt-right in airplane mode.
Anti-vax traumatology misgendered #MeToo.
Sounds like a plan. OMG LOL fuhgeddaboudit.
Jesse H. Ausubel 8 May 2020