Category Archives: Humour

We were driving towards the village of Þingeyri in the Westfjords of Iceland when my friend and guide Börkur Hrólfsson descried a faint movement on the route ahead. Fortunately, he decided to stop and take a look, for whatever it was was directly in the line of our superjeep’s massive wheels. It turned out that […]

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So goes the cliché. The obverse: “As the Chinese say, 1001 words is worth more than a picture.” That piece of insight came to us from John McCarthy, the legendary computer science professor at Stanford University, who passed away this week. Other John McCarthy sayings I am fond of: “Comparing oneself with Galileo or Einstein […]

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