- Tragic Elevator Accident in Seville
Tragic Elevator Accident in Seville A woman has died in a tragic accident shortly after giving birth by caesarean section. It is unfortunate that, due to a new Spanish Law which requires media to invoice Google for even a small snippet of copyright mater ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Aug 20 2017 - 9:01pm
- On Turtles, Book Writing, And Overcommitments
Back from vacations, I think I need to report a few random things before I get back into physics blogging. So I'll peruse the science20 article category aptly called "Random Thoughts" for this one occasion. My summer vacations took place jus ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 9 2017 - 10:35am
- Letters From Indochina, 1952-54: The Tragic Story Of A 18 Year Old Enrolled In The Legion Etrangere
In 1952 my uncle Antonio, then 18 years old, left his family home in Venice, Italy to never return, running away from the humiliation of a failure at school. With a friend he reached the border with France and crossed it during the night, chased by border ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 18 2017 - 12:39am
- A Simple Two-Mover
My activity as a chessplayer has seen a steady decline in the past three years, due to overwhelming work obligations. To play in chess tournaments at a decent level, you not only need to be physically fit and well trained for the occasion, but also have yo ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 1 2017 - 9:17am
- Sing a Song of Politics
Sing a Song of Politics I was testing my memory, trying to remember things that I learned way back when I was a small kid, and I realised that my most intense memories are of or related to poems and songs. I seem to remember it was Ogden Nash who wrote th ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Nov 1 2017 - 2:47pm
- Remarks On Game Theory About Race Mixed Society
These are remarks to the article " Game Theory on Race Mixed Society turning Lawless " ...
Article - Sascha Vongehr - Nov 8 2017 - 12:39am
- Hateful Tears cuz Prince Harry burns Coal or F Whites
A comment under " Relevance Of Race And G Factor Over Social Darwinism In China And General " showed me again that also many smart Science2.0 readers, even those who read me for years, cannot understand that there is more than either progressive ...
Blog Post - Sascha Vongehr - Dec 8 2017 - 11:33pm
- Venice--> Padova
I was born and have lived in Venice for over 51 years now (omitting to mention some 2 years of interruption when I worked for Harvard University, 18 years ago), but this has come to an end on December 31st, when I concluded a rather complex move to Padova, ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Jan 2 2018 - 7:20am
- Italian Elections
Yesterday over 50 million Italian citizens were called to voted to elect the new government, after a rather tense period of political campaign. And today the results are out, yielding a quite confusing picture, at least for what concerns the chances of for ...
Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Mar 5 2018 - 9:59am
- What Stephen Hawking Meant To The "Abnormal".
Stephen W Hawking actually wrote me a letter in response to one I sent him (actually I think it was an email) while in hindsight it was very likely to have been written by a functionary for him or the like it was still nice. At about the same time I sent ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Mar 14 2018 - 11:55pm