Thursday, August 26, 2004

Richard Feynman - Get your free audio lectures

If you are a Richard Feynman fan, as I am, you'll be thrilled to learn that a set of four audio lectures are available on QED and related subjects.

I don't have time to listen to them right now, but I'll be checking them out over the weekend and I'll write something about them here.


Friday, August 20, 2004

NYTimes.com Article: The Probability That a Real-Estate Agent Is Cheating You (and Other Riddles of Modern Life)

NYTimes.com Article: The Probability That a Real-Estate Agent Is Cheating You (and Other Riddles of Modern Life): "NYTimes.com Article: The Probability That a Real-Estate Agent Is Cheating You (and Other Riddles of Modern Life)"

Read this NYT article. It's just wonderful.

This is what academia should be all about. Asking interesting questions, maybe sometimes even trivial or silly questions, and getting better answers.