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random pointers of the day

Define "Irony": Fire supressor not available... after a fire at the company that makes them wipes it all out.

In the meantime, Dolphins keep showing more traits associated with intelligence, including recognition of "self", ability to understand sign language, and extrapolation of learned behavior to produce even better results. Next up: Dolphin 2.0, in which dolphins pick stocks and do better than both chimps choosing stuff at random and the S&P 500. More details at 7.

Meantime, in Hawaii, astronomers have observed a galaxy as it was 12.88 billion years ago. The article calls this "cosmic archeology" which doesn't really sound like an actual discipline, at least until the arrival of warp drives or some such.

Yes, nothing earth-shattering. But hey, it's Saturday. :)

Categories: random
Posted by diego on September 30 2006 at 12:10 PM

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