Manic bass player and cornerstone of oddball rock group Primus. Once (with Primus on hiatus) formed a supergroup with Stewart Copeland (Police) and Trey Anastasio (Phish). They called themselves Oysterhead. If perchance you’ve heard of Primus, it’s mostly likely because of their most widely known number, Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver. Sophomoric double entendre aside, the… More Les Claypool
This is unbelievable. I thought it was bold to jump out of an airplane but this makes skydiving look like hopscotch.
Have to listen to the beginning to get the groove. My updated lyrics: Ima be, Ima be, Ima Ima Ima be To be or not to be? Me, Ima be be-in’ Im in B2B where bein’ is freein’ Not in B2C where u be bein’ crazy Chasin’ them clicks – from where be hazy Ima… More Ima Be (business media version)
Preface: This is NOT a boo-hoo post about how people watch too much television and can’t spell. I think of myself fundamentally as a writer. I love to read, I like books, I like magazines. On espn.com, I ignore the video clips and read the articles. The written word is for me the fundamental and primary way to… More The death of writing, part 1
If you haven’t already stumbled across this, watch it now.
This presenter argues that today’s spoon-fed textbook curriculum is possibly the WORST way to “teach math”. http://notabob.blogspot.com/2010/05/math-education-sucks-same-way-tv.html The nicely sculpted exercises produce students who can squeak by on a test consisting of identical nicely sculpted exercises, but who retain little long-term and can’t reason their way out of a paper lunch bag. Educationally “it’s the… More Learning math
It’s urban mountain climbing. And it reminds me of parkour, except hopefully with fewer knee blowouts. (The video in my prior parkour post was better, but it’s been kiboshed.)