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Getting in the mood

[singlepic id=37 w= h=900 float=center]   On Thursday we went to see the Somerville Fireworks Show to get us in the mood for the 4th of July celebrations.

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Slow

The New England Aquarium in Boston is awesome. We spent some very entertaining hours there recently. It was on a very rainy day, something that is not that common here, which apparently made inside activities very attractive. During the 40-minute … Continue reading

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An evolutionary arms race

The first of Pleuni’s movies has now been published on the project’s website: http://www.evolution-of-life.com. It’s a movie about army ants and their parasites: a beetle, a spider, and a snail. Each of them follows a different strategy of hiding among … Continue reading

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Dispersal of minors

I did my PhD studying the evolution of dispersal and had great fun doing that. Much less fun seem to have young people under 16 in London, who are currently subject to involuntary dispersal. Cory Doctorow reports on BoingBoing that … Continue reading

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Assurances

If you ever had to select a product for something, you probably asked people you trust about their opinion on said product. Most times that’s a good thing. But what if this “opinion” comes from someone named by the people … Continue reading

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Downhill

Fans of downhill biking will love this video: “Descente de Verlosc“! A little warning, though: in case you’re easily scared, you should better not watch it 😉

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New electronic reader

It looks like we finally see some innovations in the market of electronic reading devices. Check out this one from PlasticLogic. If it has a resolution that’s at least as high as the Kindle I would definitively like to try … Continue reading

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Chrome’s a black hole for your copyright

As The Register points out, Google’s shiny Chrome browser EULA (end-user license agreement) is absolutely worth reading. Apparently Google is trying the same thing that Microsoft and AOL were booed for long ago. For more information about how Google’s trying … Continue reading

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Back again

Yes, my site looks different now. As I moved to another hosting provider I thought it would be a good idea to change to an environment that is easier to handle. So far I’m really happy with WordPress and I … Continue reading

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