In which physics tackles a burning question from the world of computing, a famous biologist says something idiotic, and the world’s smallest violin plays for frequent fliers.
- Does Your Download Progress Bar Lie to You? | Wired Science | Wired.com
Different browsers do this differently. Some show a little bar to indicate how much of the file you have downloaded as well as an estimate of how much longer you can expect to wait. Well, now the time has come. I am going to check these download progress bars. Why? I have no idea.
- “Was Einstein Right About Imagination?” – THE DAILY RIFF – Be Smarter. About Education.
E. O. Wilson says that we’d have more science majors if we didn’t insist they learn math. Also, think how many writers we could have if we didn’t make them learn about verbs!
- Have Elite Fliers Been Downgraded? – NYTimes.com
Today in “Cry Me a Freakin’ River”…