2016 in Hair (Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists™)

Here at close of 2016 The Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS), and it’s sibling clubs, have collected the year’s new members into its 2016 Members Gallery. Individual members are first announced as they are inducted throughout the year, in the Improbable Blog’s Hair Club section (with one exception this year**), and then collected […]

Eleni Pinnow joins The Luxuriant Flowing, Former, or Facial Hair Club for Social Scientists (LFFFHCfSS)

Eleni Pinnow has joined The Luxuriant Flowing, Former, or Facial Hair Club for Social Scientists (LFFFHCfSS). She says: This is a picture of me kissing a redwood tree. I am a Cognitive Psychologist and I study how people process spoken language; mostly, though, I mentor undergraduate research and try to instill the job of the scientific process […]

Sally Applin joins the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS)

Sally Applin has joined the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS). She says: I am an anthropologist who examines automation in the context of preserving human agency. My dissertation focused on small independent fringe new technology makers in Silicon Valley, what they are making, and most critically, how the adoption of the outcomes of their efforts impact […]

Ragnhild Bjørknes joins The Luxuriant Flowing, Former, or Facial Hair Club for Social Scientists (LFFFHCfSS)

Ragnhild Bjørknes has joined The Luxuriant Flowing, Former, or Facial Hair Club for Social Scientists (LFFFHCfSS). Ida Marie Bjørknes, who nominated her, says: She is an associate professor at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen in Norway, and more importantly – she has great hair! I am her sister and I instantly thought that she […]

Robert Eklund joins Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS)

Robert Eklund has joined the Luxuriant Facial Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS) and the Luxuriant Facial Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS). He says: Although a speech technologist by trade (I created the first commercial speech recognizer for Swedish, the first concatenative speech synthesizer and also worked on one of the biggest speech-to-speech translation projects ever; book on Cambridge University Press), since […]