Friday, May 7, 2010

The anti-creativity checklist

I found a nice little feature called The Anti-Creativity Checklist, a tongue in cheek presentation of typical responses to new ideas. It may seem strange, but a lot of people try to make their reputations by shooting down others' ideas rather than generating their own ideas.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Pronoun haiku

A recent scientific study shows how the use of pronouns saves processing cycles in the brain.

And of course, if we didn't have pronouns no one could have written this excellent haiku:

I am he as you
are he as you are me and
we are all toge'er