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biomimetics

Excellent point about this.

A Narcissist Writes Letters, To Himself

Humanity’s greatest innovations
start by studying the wild.
Our first understanding of medicine
came from watching the changes in eating habits
of sick or injured birds.

This continues today,
like how fish influence automobile aerodynamics,
or how the idea for Velcro came from burs on a dog
or the way bees taught the beauty industry
how to build an empire using, almost exclusively, bulimia.

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Coca-Cola Spends $119 Million Funding Health Research Groups To Improve Their Image | True Activist

Hālau 'Aha Hūi Lanakila™

It should come as no surprise that with so much money being thrown into research, that studies have actually come out saying that Coca-Cola was healthy, or that exercise was more important to diet when it comes to fitness.

Source: Coca-Cola Spends $119 Million Funding Health Research Groups To Improve Their Image | True Activist

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Monstrously Disruptive Technology: Don’t Turn Your Back on the Toaster

Really brainy! And cool!

EsoterX

“The ancients, no doubt, were as wicked as we are, but they knew it.  And so they were wise enough to put up protective railings” – Jacques Bergier

Well, that's the last time we invite humans. Well, that’s the last time we invite humans.

I’ve quietly slipped into the status of an old curmudgeon.  I thought there would at least be cake, but it turns out that the only thing that marked the transition was that whenever I hear the phrase “disruptive technology”, I want to reach for a gun.  For a few years now, the go-to adjective to describe the latest technological or scientific innovation has been “disruptive”, lauded by management wonks and big-brained technologists as an ideal to strive for, neglecting the fact that the man who coined the term, Clayton M. Christensen, was quick to point out that technologies themselves are not disruptive, rather that particular business models enabled a disruptive impact and quickly stopped…

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