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A truly classic April Fool’s prank

I don’t have time to come up with a clever April Fool’s joke, but I will take a moment to point everyone at the classic 1957 BBC program on the spring spaghetti harvest in Switzerland. Really wonderful stuff, and very … Continue reading

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Problems with signal-to-noise

Great minds (which clearly leaves mine out of the running) continue to be annoyed by the same cultural artifacts here and there. Yesterday at lunch one of the locals asked whether I found it awkward being away from the U.S. … Continue reading

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