Turing’s Cathedral by George Dyson is an account of the development of the digital universe – how we got to universal machines that could be used to run any program. Continue reading “Turing’s Cathedral by George Dyson”
Check out the sinister base on ‘I’m Not Your Girl’. Almost all their songs have a nice, chunky, fuzzy riff and the direct language in their lyrics adds to the brash effect. Case in point ‘I’m out with my friends tonight, telling them you was so middle-class you couldn’t do me right’ in I’m Not Your Girl.
My top songs thus far; Make a Man, I’m Not Your Girl and Glasgow Kisses.
They get a thumbs up from me. Gigs sound a bit intense though.
Ever wanted to see what’s inside a beaver, or learn how specimens are prepared for museum collections? Well here’s your chance!
Over at The Brain Scoop, Emily Graslie and Lauren Smith did a live dissection of a North American Beaver (Castor canadensis). It’s like a Magic School Bus trip into a beaver, but with more blood and guts. Continue reading “Live-stream North American Beaver Dissection”
It’s World Poetry Day today! Happy Poetry Day! Just wanted to share a little fun that I wrote about a month ago. Comments?
The Author is a Thief
The expectation is for me to convey,
With each turning of the phrase…
Days may come and go,
A green, orange, grey zoetrope,
Passing with each beat, breath or letter,
A river of silk-soft sand,
Countless, until the last few grains are left.
A few left in the palm,
Seeds precious to a starving man,
Planted in wasteful soil,
They yield withered fruit. Continue reading “The Author is a Thief”