Monthly Archives: March 2014

Weekly Random: #121

Misc A reply letter by Kurt Vonnegut 2013 vs 2014 F1 engine sound Recap of the first race this season Visual comparison, 4-series vs M4 The Myth of the Science and Engineering Shortage Who Had Richer Parents, Doctors Or Artists? … Continue reading

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Weekly Random: #120

Other The father of the Sandy Hook killer searches for answers – Andrew Solomon, The New Yorker Misc The science of raising happy kids Why ‘Cosmos’ Host Neil deGrasse Tyson Has the World in His Hands Mississippi River Basin Van … Continue reading

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The Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect

“Briefly stated, the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect is as follows. You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you know well. In Murray’s case, physics. In mine, show business. You read the article and see the journalist has absolutely … Continue reading

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Weekly Random: #119

Excellent What’s gone wrong with democracy – The Economist The Eagleman Stag Advice From A Single Guy Who Spent A Year Interviewing Couples Russia in color a century ago Miscellaneous Kickstarter at a billion Breaking out of your comfort zone … Continue reading

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