Monthly Archives: October 2010

Trio of Losses

My friend “Erich Z” shared this: The father of chaos theory and fractals passed away on Oct 14, but his work will live on (and on. and on….) http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/geekend/?p=5859&tag=nl.e064 http://www.kansascity.com/2010/10/21/2339451/benoit-mandelbrot-father-of-fractal.html Leigh Van Valen, creator of the ‘Red Queen’ hypothesis (extinction … Continue reading

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Airport Design Rant

What is it about airport designs that put restaurants after security instead of both before and after.  I just had a long layover in LAX and except for the international terminal, the other terminals I checked did not even have … Continue reading

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Theater Lighting Review: “American Idiot”

This past August several of us at WindWorks Design had the opportunity to see “American Idiot” on Broadway.  The show was awesome, and was a very different experience from typical Broadway shows.  Anyone who knows the album “American Idiot” by … Continue reading

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Khan Academy – online education in nibbles

The Khan Academy creates free online educational lessons in bite sized videos that teaches algebra, calculus, chemistry, physics, and finance, with a few others thrown in.  Salman Khan started this in 2004 as simple math tutoring for his cousin.  Now … Continue reading

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