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James Geary

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There Is An Aphorism for Everything

(3) Comments | Posted October 2, 2007 | 10:57 AM

There is a what for everything?, I hear you ask. An aphorism, I say: a short, witty, philosophical saying. An aphorism for everything, and everything its aphorism; that's my philosophy. Here are a couple of examples:

When I am shaving in the morning and I behold my rapidly receding hairline--a...

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If It's Good Enough for Gordon, It's Good Enough for Me

(3) Comments | Posted September 29, 2007 | 4:44 PM

The United Kingdom is abuzz with rumors that Prime Minister Gordon Brown will call a snap election, possibly as early as next month. His Labour Party is currently around ten points ahead of the opposition Conservatives in the polls, and light years ahead of the worthy but hapless Liberal Democrats....

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Got Your Tickets for RoboCup 2007 Yet?

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2007 | 2:30 PM

At the time of writing, it wasn't clear whether Janet Jackson or the Rolling Stones would be providing the half-time entertainment, but even without a major wardrobe malfunction, RoboCup 2007 is shaping up to be the hottest sporting event of the summer. From July 1-10, Georgia Tech in Atlanta will...

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Life in Utopia

(3) Comments | Posted May 30, 2007 | 10:25 AM

Dylan Evans is a mild-mannered British polymath, whose interests range from neuroscience to artificial intelligence. In April, though, he took the radical step of chucking his robotics professorship, selling his house, upping sticks and moving to deepest, darkest Scotland to launch what he calls the Utopia Experiment. Evans is...

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