Daily Archives: March 18, 2012

Howard Hodgkin (1932-): The Conflict Art of Re-Framing

I have always loved the art of Howard Hodgkin since my second cousin Stephen suggested I go see Howard’s exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London in the early 1990s. It blew me away. I felt that each painting I … Continue reading

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Uncertainty by Professor Lawrence Krauss: EDGE Question

The latest collection of essays, ‘This Will Make You Smarter’, edited by John Brockman,  in answer to the annual EDGE question,  ‘What scientific concept would improve everyone’s cognitive toolkit‘, is jam packed with great pieces. I thought this one, from cosmologist … Continue reading

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Research Perhaps According to Albert Einstein

‘If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research’ Albert Einstein Footnote: Whenever I post something attributed to Albert, someone tells me he didn’t say it. Fine, but I bet he would, if he had heard it, wish … Continue reading

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Conflict: Top Ten Contemporary Thinkers Behind This Blog

I thought it would be fun to list out some of the contemporary intellectual thinkers who have fed the thinking of this blog, in roughly the order I discovered them and started using their approaches in this context: William Ury*, … Continue reading

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