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Surviving drivers from early F1 seasons

ROBERT MANZON was the last living participant of the first Formula One season in 1950. The Frenchman passed away on 19th January 2015, aged 97. 187 more words


Fearful Symmetry

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

The Tyger

Hierarchy 7: The Literature on Hierarchy Theory

The aim of the preceding sections was to introduce for the general reader the concept of hierarchical thinking – to raise awareness of how both the observer and the observed contribute in perception, not unlike how the fishing net and the water contents interact to determine what kind of fish is captured. 3,356 more words

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Hierarchy Part 4: Ian Stewart & Jack Cohen and "Complicity"

We concluded last section by linking Simon’s watchmaker parable to Holland’s multiplier effect to show that reproduction’s inevitable incorporation of error creates an innate bias to increase complexity, as if the watchmaker’s 1000 units were self-assembling when left to their own devices. 1,089 more words

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Lies to Children

I’ve just finished reading (OK, listening to) The Science Of Discworld, by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen. I love Pratchett’s fiction – I’ve read and listened to the Discworld books over and over again. 1,058 more words

Thinky Thinks

Nats sign Stewart to minor deal, make scouting promotions

The Nationals have signed Ian Stewart to a minor-league contract, according to Baseball America’s Matt Eddy, adding a veteran infielder who potentially could serve as a left-handed backup to first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and third baseman Anthony Rendon. 207 more words

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Nationals sign Ian Stewart

Washington has signed third baseman Ian Stewart to a minor-league contract.

Stewart posted some solid, Coors Field-inflated numbers with the Rockies early in his career, but he’s had trouble staying healthy and producing in recent years. 54 more words