"Cool! Been reading up on it from National Geographic as well.
So wild - I remember as a child, the radical, controversial theory that a meteorite killed off the Dinos. About age 9 or so my parents took me to Dinosaur National Monument and altered…"
"I like this line: "Dr. Wing has argued that ideas like recursion, parallelism and abstraction taken from computer science will redefine modern science." Uhhhh...in other words, ideas that first come from cognitive psych THEN from computer…"
"There is a danger that this 4th paradigm in scientific method might lead to excessive empiricism. I am an undergraduate in computational biology in which we look at truck loads of experimental data. My professors always warn us to not go looking for…"
"No lights being put up here but I am going to a few parties. One is for Solstice, another is for Festivus, yet another is for HumanLight and, oh yeah... I've got a Christmas party to go to too. Maybe next year I can find parties for Kwanzaa and…"
"Heh...they are TOO bright when viewed head-on actually. Way brighter than my conventional lights. And with a 25,000 hour bulb life, they'll last me a LONG time. Damn, I sound like I am trying to sell the things =P"
"Yes, I've heard why not make time at another time.
I'd argue that the Christians need to back off the Winter Solstice and Saturnalia and let atheists have it. I mean, if they are supposedly all happy with the Lord, then for what do they…"