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Monthly Archives: May 2011

An odd insight – Dyson on Feynman


Finished reading Freeman Dyson’s book Disturbing the Universe a few weeks back. Gained a couple unexpected insights – one about nuclear power and one about the Physics of Richard Feynman. Before going to university I read quite a few books about science and Physics, but the local city library had very little about (then) recent […]

When spending time with doctors and hospitals is good news.


Been spending a lot of time with doctors, hospitals, getting tests – and it is all good news. During my last bout with pneumonia, had to find a new doctor. Got very lucky. My doctor in turn gave an excellent recommendation for a knee doctor. Lots of tests, including a visit to a cardiologist (there […]

Sex is cheap?


Ran across an article in Slate: Sex Is Cheap Why young men have the upper hand in bed, even when they’re failing in life. What the article says fits with the behavior I see around my sons. Sex seems to very available, and cheap. Guess I was born into the wrong generation. On the other […]