Category Archives: Class

African Cats and The Zookeeper

To celebrate the upcoming Earth day (April 22), we should take a class field trip to watch DisneyNature’s “African Cats!” “The Zookeeper,” filmed in Boston and the Franklin Park Zoo,  is set to come out on July 8th.  The Franklin Park Zoo is almost unrecognizable in the following trailer.  What do you think? Continue reading

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I hope you missed me

Hi Guys!!! I have lots and lots and lots to say today!!!! Well I’ve have lots to say for a while, but thats ok. So there will be multiple (short-ish) posts on multiple topics.Get ready for some tributes, photos and activism! First, a tribute to the class: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/22/baby-jaguar-vs-caiman-alligator_n_838477.html Caiman vs jaguar – awesome video http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/08/elephant-intelligence-study_n_832522.html […] Continue reading

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My Catching-Up Post

I didn’t write anything here for a while because I was busy/tired. And then I didn’t write anything here for a while longer because I couldn’t figure out how to sign in. Anyway, three things that I’ve wanted to mention … Continue reading Continue reading

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I am incompetent

I only just realized that there is no proposal paper assignment after which to start full research, and that I should have designed and started research by now. I am incompetent.
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Male Anglerfish: the clingy boyfriend who moves in, lives on your couch and doesn’t have any intention of getting a job

Video Recently, we’re spoken extensively about sexual dimorphism and the difference between males and females.  Often times, the males and females vary in appearance based on the amount of energy they invest in raising young. The anglerfish, a member of the Lophiiform order, displays an extreme example of sexual dimorphism.  The males, a fraction of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Open Up, It’s the PD

It’s taking over: Woah! Malaria parasites use Prisoner’s Dilemma too. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-12448466 I’ve been keeping track of points. My roommates have 3, 6,5 (someone manned up and did the dishes). The cars going towards Weston on sSouth St have 2, the cars going towards Main Street have 3. Its easier not to include myself because I […] Continue reading

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Defection in Human Relationships

I had a hard time coming up with a good example for my QT yesterday because I found that most human/human interactions (or even human/living thing interactions) did not satisfy all the requirements for PD. I ended up going with … Continue reading Continue reading

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NatGeo – Galapagos

National Geographic channel is playing a really cool special on the Galapagos, called (how surprising!) Galapagos. It’s about three hours long and I was only able to watch a few minutes tonight but it’s on again next sunday (the 20th) once in the morning and once midday. It seems to cover a lot of cool […] Continue reading

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The Prisoners’ Dilemma and Opportunity Cost

Throughout the discussion of the prisoners’ dilemma, I heard people state that they would defect the turn after being defected upon to “make up the points.” This struck me as questionable, as it seems to assume a baseline of five … Continue reading Continue reading

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Have created calendars for zoo attendance

I’ve created a set of public calendars for zoo attendance. They are named “driving Brandeis->zoo,” “driving zoo->brandeis,” “riding b->Z,” “riding z->b,” and “Zoo attendance.” Continue reading

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