Monthly Archives: March 2015

Learning on a pill

Negro1Nicholas Negroponte has a tendency to get it right. He is one of the great brains of this world. Despite the fact that he suffers from a form of dyslexia and has trouble reading he still manages to look at the wider world of technology and get it right.
He is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, and also founded the One Laptop per Child Association which, yes, has the power to change the world.
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Boredom kills

bang1I really do not know whether you can easily access http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/03/09/break-in-at-y-12?mbid=rss because it is the New Yorker and that is a tad on the expensive side — although worth every cent.
This is a very long article on the dangers of the stores of bombs around the world — hydrogen and superbangium or whatever — and how the storage is slack, lackadaisical, dangerous and not quite the article.

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