Monthly Archives: October 2011

Human Evolution Autumn Almanac – Meeting John Hawks at Birmingham 2011

I met John Hawks at his Birmingham talk (not “wham-bam…”, the real Brum (-: ). He embodies a certain style of talking that I’m beginning to see as a modern US type, now becoming established amongst academics. It’s drifted such … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs… Jeezerimbas :-S

I’m usually immune to people’s passing. It does seem though that every case has a slightly different effect. For some bizarre reason Willy Rushton’s death chilled me somewhat, with a sense of sadness one might have expected – if I’d … Continue reading

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