Assorted links

by on February 9, 2013 at 7:48 am in Uncategorized | Permalink

1. Virgil Storr’s Understanding the Culture of Markets, and Les Miserables ROK Air Force Parody (video).

2. Buy a ten-minute phone call with Cedric Ceballos (MIE).

3. What are we learning from measuring basketball performance with data-tracking cameras?

4. How ants shout for help.

5. 8,000 people still can speak Texas German (with audio sample).

Ray Lopez February 9, 2013 at 8:18 am

There is also a list of WWII German American internment camps, three of which are in Texas, probably due to the relatively large German descent population there, see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_American_internment

Edward Burke February 9, 2013 at 8:56 am

Science sans merci: so what desperate sounds do ants make when their spikes are being removed by enterprising entomologists?

Brian Donohue February 9, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Careful with that anthropomorphism.

Noumenon72 February 10, 2013 at 7:21 am

You’re anti-ant-anthropomorphism?

Andrew' February 9, 2013 at 10:15 am

Thank goodness we have robots to watch NBA so we don’t have to.

dan1111 February 10, 2013 at 4:23 am

+1

axa February 9, 2013 at 1:06 pm

#5: the language may disappear but the inflence stays http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiner_Bock

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