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Today’s TED – Schools and “Creativity”

3 September, 2009 (08:11) | hitch | By: hitch

Been a while since one of these, but what the heck – this one grabbed me. The title of this talk is misleading – it’s not necessarily his position that school is a creativity killer, but rather that the education system is structured in a hierarchical fashion that not only marginalizes but stigmatizes whole areas […]

Today’s TED Talk, Dan Gilbert on our mistaken expectations

25 August, 2009 (17:17) | hitch | By: hitch

Well, I was going to regale you with how cool this one video about gecko tails was and all about intradisciplinary study and how it’s amazingly important. And then I saw this talk – and remembered once again that what I really find fascinating is our brains and how we think, especially when we get […]

Bermuda pics are up!

19 August, 2009 (13:36) | hitch | By: hitch

For those of you who are Facebook Friends, you’ve already seen the highlights – but I’ve put up the Complete Bermuda photoset over here on my blog, which includes high-res shots of pretty much anything I thought was interesting. I’m using a few of these as desktop wallpaper now, and if you’d like to as […]

How to handle cyclists, and other useful info

5 August, 2009 (11:50) | hitch | By: hitch

Something that’s been poking the back of my brain for some time now (ow, quit it!) is the topic of how cyclists and motorists should deal with each other on the roads. There are two major topics that I feel need to be highlighted again and again: the first is cyclists on a trail at […]

Zombie dreams

3 August, 2009 (13:22) | hitch | By: hitch

I had a dream last night… I was part of an elite zombie fighting team (featuring Rick Moranis!) hunting down the last few remaining pockets of zombies in the world. The dream opened as we all piled into a car to escape a small group of zombies who then proceeded to climb into the car […]