Haven’t had a vacation for ages, not sure how I’ll cope, but hoping that Italy will be fun. It’s some sort of post-modern sickness to find the idea of not working quite disconcerting.
My colleague Fer has recently started blogging here. He’s an excellent writer and the blog looks great so fer er far.
This, if it works as shown, is going to be a photographic revolution (hat tip to my friend Morton for showing me this). http://www.lytro.com
I’ve really been enjoying Sam Harris’ blog recently. It’s a refreshing look at the world that I find extremely inspiring. http://www.samharris.org/
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Well well. Here we are in 2011 (those of us that made it – and let’s face it the others wouldn’t be reading this), and lots of things happened. First, I got a new job, back at my old job – which makes me very happy (hopefully made some others happy too, though I guess […]
Well, it’s been quite a while since I did anything with this site or this blog. Having just completed my Masters degree at UoL, I’ve got a bit more time to do things that aren’t either work or study related. (And, before you ask…though some of you already did…I’m not planning the PhD any time […]
Here’s a great site that a friend of mine pointed out – http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/play/snake-oil-supplements/ I’ve been pretty interested in the whole homeopathy/alternative medicine debate – Ben Goldacre has written a great book called “Bad Science” on this subject. I’m firmly on the side of the “homeopathy doesn’t work” – in fact, there’s very little real science […]
I recently rented a car in the USA, so I’ll use it as an example for the point I want to make, though the phenomenon is by no means exclusive to that car rental company nor the country – in fact, the same thing happened to me in Germany in a car rented from a […]