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My stroke of insight | Jill Bolte Taylor

http://www.ted.com​ Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, … Continue reading

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Monstrously Disruptive Technology: Don’t Turn Your Back on the Toaster

“The ancients, no doubt, were as wicked as we are, but they knew it.  And so they were wise enough to put up protective railings” – Jacques Bergier I’ve quietly slipped into the status of an old curmudgeon.  I thought … Continue reading

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