Seattle is adopting new math text books. Cliff Mass has something to
say about it. You should too.
A study of zebra finches brings up new questions about how bird song
is taught/learned. I never feel comfortable with the broad conclusions
about the nature of culture and cultural inheritance that people want
to draw from these experiments. Nonetheless the results of this one
spent time there on church sponsored work parties as a teenager. (Link
to boing boing because the server at teleport-city is overwhelmed.)
Golfers are obsessive (my Dad so would have had one of these)
Things to do with a dumpster.
Technology and Design:
How design can make a difference. Case study — Redesigning the IV
pole. Excellently written as well.
How Google scans a book without the page distortion caused by the
curvature of the page. (Warning: Patent Info)
Art and Images:
World class sandcastles:
Stealth tromp l’oeil of an urban sort.
Just because it made me a little happier this morning.