Times past: home as self-expression; ( Collapse )
Slashdot recently had a story about a controversy where a university took blood samples from a tribe in order to do medical research, and apart from that research they did a few other things that made the tribe a bit uncomfortable (for example, confirming that like all Amerindian tribes they have ancestry from Asia rather than being "born from the earth").( Collapse )
Working through the 「Fundamentals of Neuropsychology」 book - I am reminded how fascinating the topic is on a warm-fuzzy level. I worry that that like amounts to a crush - remembering that I took the class *before* the neuropsych job at CMU and didn't dive in as much as I thought I would then. But.. I don't think Cognitive Modelling is my cup of tea, so maybe it in fact would be as good as it feels now. Dimly-remembered analogy - it's hard to tell the difference between a crush and love, except in hindsight.
Wonderings from yet another story I have that never saw the light of day: ( Collapse )
Sketching: Tried sketching the creature below recently (I've long had a fascination with them - did a report on them in middle school if I recall correctly) - not easy!