Saturday, June 23, 2012

Not Chocolate?

So many things I enjoy - and it all comes down to this. Not sure whether to be sad or elated - and even then it's still only serotonin and dopamine.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Thoroughly Conscious Ignorance

"Science becomes a series of elegant puzzles and puzzles within puzzles—and who doesn’t like puzzles?"
This is absolutely right. The thrill of contemplating everything we can learn. Yes, I love to learn what is known, but it inspires me to realize that everything we learn means there's more to explore.
Or, to quote a less 'technical' source, "The world is so full of a number of things / I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings." 

From Scientific American, "What Science Wants to Know"

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Scientific Reality

If only it were so simple.  This applies to writing, too. But there it's known as editing, revising, rewriting, more editing, more revising ....

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Kindle Is For Books?

"Certainly a book isn't something I would ever want. Nor would I want one, electronic or otherwise, near my kids."

From The Daily Mash:  Britain desperately trying to download games onto Kindle