Archive for August 20th, 2006

I have nothing coherent to share, but I do have a few random science-related and Cambridge-related links. Ah, tha’ed be brrrill-yunt. A repository of accents (not necessarily the best representations) are available at The Speech Accent Archive. I can’t wait to visit Glasgow. Darwin, the new King George. A Michigan State University study has shown […]

Or: How pop culture got intelligence wrong and misjuged the value of information. Ok, I should explain the sensationalistic title. “Baby grad students” refers to anyone who may have a future in academia. Despite their poor science and mathematics questions, I have nothing against Jeopardy … and mostly nothing against babies. I do have a […]