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Darwin, are you listening?

I recently watched this video on TED about how a fly, well uh , flies. Here’s the video link: Michael Dickinson: How a fly flies Michael makes a valid point that using fruit flies as a model for humans is so mis-matched given how they produce such awe inspiring flight with a brain no bigger … Continue reading

The Jobs, Jackson parallel

Much has been written about Steve Jobs already after his untimely death. Another celebrity who has been posthumously in the news is Michael Jackson, due to the Dr. Conrad Murray trial. I was recently watching the taped recordings of his final days showing his preparation for the “This is it” tour where his music director … Continue reading