• Musings
  • More Questions

    Thanks, Rain, for commenting on TNL’s last post on questions. Here is one more. TNL had a perculiar week of students at different times asking questions that allude to one specific request: What information do you retrieve when you read? So basically, the conversations went on something like this: What parts do I use for my assignment […]

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  • What was the question again? (Part 2)

    Last weekend, there was an article that says researchers at ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories “created a technology that could eventually display on a computer screen what people have on their minds”.  <http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081211/sc_afp/sciencejapanbrainoffbeat_081211052641> So if our tall, blond, blue-eyed friend had walked through some fancy machine that scans what he had in his head, TNL would […]

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  • Status Report

    Last weekend, I went on a date. (Yes, librarians do go on dates too, you know). Somehow or other, this date seemed to have generated quite a bit of interest. I suppose this is because my gentleman friend happens to be my colleague and one-time boss. And these interested parties had in their own ways […]

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  • Shh…

    Can you hear that? No? Shhh… listen…. Nothing? Nothing at all? It’s the sound that a vacation makes. No students, no lecturers and the best of all, two of my bosses are on leave. Yes, this is the State of Beautiful Bliss, population 1, capital city, TNL. But admittedly, quiet bliss only goes so far. […]