Monthly Archives: June 2009

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Spied on a whiteboard on campus: One of the main reasons why many people don’t wear their seat belts when driving is because they fear that the seat belt is more likely to hurt them in the event of an … Continue reading

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Speaking of Skynet, Stephen Wolfram’s version of it, Wolfram|Alpha went online three weeks ago.   According to its own hype, Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. We aim to collect and … Continue reading

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M-I-C-K-E-Y… M-O-Judgment Day!

Most weekday mornings the Ladybug and I watch The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, a cartoon in which Mickey, Minnie, Donald, daisy, Goofy and Pluto solve various problems by asking rhetorical questions and staring blankly at the screen for minutes at a … Continue reading

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Links o'the week

It’s time to clear out my bookmarks. New Math From the author of New Math: Equations for Living comes this site of more examples of New Math, including the following. Brand New Before I was a mathematics major I was … Continue reading

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Lost and found

Somewhere in Los Angeles, 2004: Damon Lindeloff is watching The Land of the Lost DVD box set with his buddy J.J… Damon: Dude, I love the Land of the Lost. That show rocked. J.J.: Totally. Wait a sec? Y’know what … Continue reading

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