Josep-Llu?s Marzo-L?zaro is a member of the Grup de Broadband Comunications. His photograph indicates that he is especially well suited to work in broadband. See the photo here.
Category: Improbable Investigators
People who do research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK.
Analtech. The logical choice.
The company is named Analtech. Their slogan, displayed on their web site, is “Welcome to Analtech. The logical choice.” We would be interested in hearing from a professional logician who can supply a formal mathematical proof of this.
Tornado Fighters is here to be a protection against tornados So says their web site, which is here. (Thanks to Tom Gill for bringing this to our attention.)
Digging For Dragons
“Christian dinosaur hunters dig for signs of Biblical dragons.” Read all about it in a news report by the Daily Telegraph, here. (Thanks to Sally Shelton for bringing this to our attention.)
Young Lion Researcher
Investigator Verena Wieloch writes about a young researcher she happened to see: I got to go to the invitation only dress-rehearsal of the Lion King last night, We had a four year old doing a very hilarious play by play behind us. The mother was apologetic, but the kid was so funny, we didn’t care. […]
Study, Study, Play, Play
In Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 14, 1973 Alyce Taylor Cheska organized and chaired a meeting of over thirty scholars who were identified as publishing research within the general rubric of play, and with this critical mass of interested scholars the Cultural Anthropology of Play Reprint Society was born… Thus does the The Association for the […]
More From Professor Lester
How does he do it? How does Professor David Lester, the wonderfully prolific suicidologist who has published well over 1000 academic reports, many on aspects of suicide, manage to produce so much fine work? Professor Lester and his work were profiled in the Mar/Apr issue (vol 10, no. 2) of the Annals of Improbable Research. […]
The mystery of the existence of Mikhailov (see “On the Existence of Mikhailov” and “Notes on the Existence of Mikhailov,” both of which appeared in AIR 10:2) has a parallel. To glimpse it, see The Riddle of the Self.
Brains and Curiosity
Curiosity is generally a good thing, but perhaps it is possible to have too much of it. Investogator Ron Josephson alerted us to a news report about too-brainy curiosity. The report appeared on television station KUSA, channel 9, Denver Colorado, on February 23, 2004. See it here.
Dikshit Jr Hits the Road
The following article appears in the April 24, 2004 issue of the Times of India: Dikshit Jr Hits the Road NEW DELHI: His mother’s son. His introduction? His mother’s five years in Delhi have made the city breathe easy. Basking in the reflected glory of Sheila Dikshit’s second consecutive victory, Sandeep Dikshit, her protege, is […]