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March 09, 2005

The Secret Life of the Brain

Brains Ponder this. You are cordially invited to match wits with some of the best minds in IBM Research. Seems some of us can't see a problem without wanting to take a crack at solving it. Does that sound like you? Good. Forge ahead and ponder. (Way above my little head…)

On Bullshit, by Harry Frankfurt:
“One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize bullshit and to avoid being taken in by it. So the phenomenon has not aroused much deliberate concern, or attracted much sustained inquiry… In consequence, we have no clear understanding of what bullshit is, why there is so much of it, or what functions it serves. ...

“Everything I know”. The historic 42-hour session with Bucky. During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave a series of lectures concerning his entire life’s work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries. This printed work before you is a transcript of those lectures

Neurosurgery attracts the most gifted and driven of medical-school graduates. The Physical Genius. What do Wayne Gretzky, Yo-Yo Ma, and a brain surgeon have in common? By Malcolm Gladwell

Deluxe Brain with Arteries Anatomical Model, from “The Evolution Store”

Brain Girl - Weird!

What's Special About This Number? 38 is the last Roman numeral when written lexicographically

What is the relationship between brain and body size?

Think Tank. Only $225

The Lifecycle of Memes

Grow An A+ Brain in the next 30 days... Absolutely FREE! Don't believe it? NEITHER DID THESE FOLKS! But now they're showering praise on the astonishing Dr. Ray Sahelian. (DISCLAIMER: This is not my stuff. I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE for any of those claims!)

Many More Intelligent Links and Brainier Links Here

Today’s “Blog Of The Day” is “Mezzoblue”, expository and exploratory on all things web, design, and typographic. I finally made a little Linking Icon the “winner” can stick on their site, if they wish

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Comments

Brain Girl ... whoa, man, when you say weird ...
it is going to be weird.

Posted by: Steel Turman at Mar 9, 2005 1:38:27 AM

Brain Girl is bizarro, for sure. Whoa!

'On Bullshit' is wonderful. I love it!

I like your place here! :)

Posted by: Vickie at Mar 9, 2005 1:25:59 PM

Oh yeah...I think I need one of those aluminum foil brains. Ha!

Posted by: Vickie at Mar 9, 2005 1:27:10 PM