Gongol.com Archives: October 2006
Brian Gongol

October 27, 2006

Science and Technology Why lectures don't work
Straight data-in data-out lectures run down the lecturee's brain. Meetings are the same way. Why not learn to just write a good report?

Science and Technology Pi visualized as TV "snow"

Humor and Good News When one of the Zuckers makes a campaign commercial
(Video) David Zucker and his brother/co-producer Jerry are the slapstick nuts behind Airplane! and The Naked Gun. The loony campaign commercial attributed to David is clearly intended only for laughs.

Humor and Good News How not to get a job
(Video) Sometimes embellishment can come back to haunt you, especially if you're brazen enough to send a video application to a prospective employer -- and, even worse, one that makes outlandish claims and purports to show you accomplishing amazing but completely unverifiable feats (especially when your face is carefully cropped out of many of the supposed displays of prowess). Sometimes it's better for kids to have this stuff beaten out of them by 7th-grade bullies than to let it ferment until they've made it all the way to adulthood.

Water News Wildfire in California traps hundreds

Graphics News Inset