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Why we don’t need pandas

This article was originally published in Scientific American Now I know what you are thinking. Don’t need Pandas!? How dare he! On some days I might even be inclined to … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

In defence of Facebook

  “Da-dum”. We all know that sound… That is the sound of your concentration being broken. Your ears pick up. You flick screens, that little red blip on a blue … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s Alive!! Science at the movies

When I think about science fiction in the movies I immediately imagine that iconic image of Colin Clive in the classic 1931 Frankenstein movie, shouting ‘It’s alive!’ as he brings … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

What the Dawkins…?

I always wondered what happens when you win at Solitaire on Windows 98’… Cool vid. 4:47 onwards

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Artificial sweeteners: a pretty sweet deal?

  I was in a coffee shop the other day with some friends. Now, I don’t usually like coffee much, and that day I really wasn’t in the mood for … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 2 Comments