Does anyone else out there read Mind Bullets? If not, I’d thoroughly recommend it. Or else wait for me to occasionally post on it (when it’s appropriate to this forum). The most recent post certainly is. Mind Bullets, for the… Read more ›
This is what happens when art and science get together and make very beautiful motion infographic babies. We’re used to the idea that we’re surrounded by wifi networks (well, I hope we are). Still, have you ever actually tried to… Read more ›
Let’s hope I manage to explain this properly :) Firstly, a shoutout to a local – a University of Otago researcher was actually involved in this. Hooray! It means I get, not only to geek out, but to have pride… Read more ›
So, because I realise I have been remiss in posting over the last few days*. And also because I’m currently writing something somewhat more complex: I bring you sciencey spoon-related humour. A word of introduction. Some time ago, in a… Read more ›
Sometimes I am able to write posts on Friday. Sometimes not. At least part of the reason for this is that I spend my Thursday afternoons and Fridays (or at least parts thereof) research for and writing the SMC weekly… Read more ›
Having a discussion with a friend. On the subject of my being willing to give my firstborn for sun and heat, he expressed disappointment. On my enquiring as to the reasons for this, it generally being accepted as a relatively… Read more ›
* sudden brain death * * slumps forward * meep?
ow. ow. ow. ow. ow. ow. ow. ow. * grin * ow.
Our brains’ internal representations of ourselves are not, it would appear, quite as accurate as one would have thought. That, at least, is the conclusion of paper which just came out in the dangerously-acronymed PNAS*. To introduce the subject, then,… Read more ›
I’m absolutely certain I had something amusing to say. * pat pat * * pat other pockets frantically * Damn. I must have left it in my other brain this morning. Sigh.