Archives for January, 2012

Questions for a Rocket Scientist Congressman

Photo source. By Tom Briglia. Dr. Eric Brown from IBM Research preps four members of congress – Jared Polis (D-Colo.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Jim Himes (D-Conn.), Rush Holt (D-N.J.) – for an exhibition game against IBM’s Watson on Monday. If you had a chance to sit down with Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ), referred to as…

Photo source. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), according to the latest news, may earn the top pick, or second, in the Iowa caucus today for the Republican nomination for President. His numerous public speeches are well covered, but I was curious about his academic work – after all, Rep. Paul holds a B.S. in Biology and…

Photo source. Happy New Year’s! Today my son and I are anticipating the match between the NY Giants and the Dallas Cowboys, and I am reminded of the risk that all football players accept when they battle on the field. Head injuries are of particular concern because of the quantity and force of head strikes,…