More Bad Thoughts

Michael Giberson Actually, the Jamie Whyte interview in the New Scientist had triggered an old idea of mine. You know how it is when you’ve been bested in a debate by some idiot who hits you with a remark that leaves you stuttering for a response, and days later while you lie in bed thinking … More More Bad ThoughtsMore More Bad Thoughts

Bad Thoughts And The Power Of The Mind

Michael Giberson A posting by Max Borders on The Commons mentioned this interview with Jamie Whyte in the New Scientist. I found Whyte’s comments both incisive and amusing, so Googled his book Bad Thoughts and eventually ended up at Amazon’s U.S. website. On Amazon I was (again) amused to see, under the heading “Customers interested … More Bad Thoughts And The Power Of The MindMore Bad Thoughts And The Power Of The Mind

Making A Better Bike Using Data Analysis

Lynne Kiesling This Baseline Magazine article from late June describes how Trek, a bicycle manufacturer in Wisconsin, uses sophisticated technology and data analysis to improve the quality of its bikes, particularly its high-end bikes that elite athletes use. It’s 1997. Paul Andrews is taking a 20-minute spin on a Trek Y-Foil road bike. The bike … More Making A Better Bike Using Data AnalysisMore Making A Better Bike Using Data Analysis