This week’s Feedback column (that I write) in New Scientist magazine has four segments. Here are bits of each of them: Suspicious eyes — In the year 2001, US president George W. Bush foreshadowed a hope that decades later would pervade the robotics industry. Bush stood next to Russian president Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Slovenia […]
The ever expanding list of professional activities that are in imminent danger of replacement by AI and/or robots has a new addition – Topiarists. A topiary-bot is currently under test at Wageningen University, The Netherlands, as part of the the university’s TrimBot2020 project. Which is seeking to “advance the robotics and computer vision technology needed […]
“You won’t find the word ‘malaforms’ in the dictionary, but it most certainly ought to be there.” – explains Scott Kaiser, the Director of Company Development at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. “What do I mean by a malaform? A malaform is the unintended creation of a new word by a speaker who has […]
Bush and Smeller — Mitchell Bush and Johanna Smeller — collaborated on at least 17 studies. In at least one, they collaborated with another Bush: “Physiologic Measures of Nonhuman Primates During Physical Restraint and Chemical Immobilization,” Bush M, Custer R, Smeller J, Bush LM., Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol. 171, no. 9, […]
Mitchell Bush — the Bush of the Bush Smeller collaboration — produced this study on a tree kangaroo: Bush, M and R.J. Montali 1998. “Medical Management of Tree Kangaroos,” In: Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine-Current Therapy 4. Eds. Fowler, M. ane E, Miller. Pages 337-343
The Bush Smeller collaboration — the collaboration of Mitchell Bush and Johanna Smeller — produced this study on snakes (thanks to investigator Ben Haller for bringing it to our attention): “Blood Collection and Injection Techniques in Snakes,” Mitchell Bush and Johanna Smeller, Veterinary Medicine / Small Animal Clinician, vol. 73, February 1978, pp. 211-4.
Investigator Neville McConnell writes: The book The Leadership Genius of George W Bush: 10 Common Sense Lessons from the Commander-in-Chief has been translated into Bulgarian. That apparently happened some years ago, but as you did not mention it in your analysis, I thought I ought to bring it to your attention and, through you, to […]
Scholars like to celebrate the leadership genius of President George Bush – scholars named Carolyn B Thompson, James W Ware, Marvin Olasky and Ken Blanchard. Thompson and Ware wrote a book called The Leadership Genius of George W Bush: 10 Common Sense Lessons from the Commander-in-Chief. Published during the early years of his presidency, it […]