Month: July 2006

  • Live your dreams:

    go back to sleep.

  • book – science and fiction

    just read the essential difference by simon baron cohen — going on about the testosterone fuelled differences in male and female cognitive dispositions.. men on average are more systematic, women are more empathic.. (and how autism is instance of an ‘extreme male brain’ high syst + low emp) not much evidence to back it up…

  • baby brain lasers

    http://www.sheddinglight.org.uk/ We do a bit of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) in our basement but the machine doesn’t look anywhere near as cool as this.. Basically it works by firing laser beams through the baby’s head and seeing what comes out the other side.. The laser is the same colour as oxygenated blood so it doesn’t…

  • By George, a curious DVD extra feature

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    in

    For reasons lost in the haze of alcohol, i recently purchased the children’s movie Curious George from a very smiley man i met in my local fried chicken shop. It was a dreadful pirate copy of an averagely bad film but an unexpected bonus saved the day. We watched it last night and it was…

  • Cas on a hot town roof

    Earlier today I was sitting on the roof of my flat in my pants reading the latest Haruki Murakami. Kafka on the Shore is a typically strange tale superficially about a dull child who runs away to from home to join a library. I could not get very far into it before not so far…