• Archive for March, 2008

    The pentagon’s new…

    by  • March 31, 2008 • The Global Picture • 1 Comment

    If we conduct military operations on your soil and we don’t feel the need to tell your government about it beforehand (e.g., Somalia, Pakistan), you’re in the Gap. Barnett on core and gap. Other good bits from his blog of late: Chinese peacekeepers in the Sudan http://www.thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/2008/02/the_end_of_were_not_political.html Cheap chinese equipment changing lives in Africa http://www.thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/2008/02/yuan_diplomacy_work_the_bottom.html [...]

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    What ever happened to Nim Chimpsky?

    by  • March 31, 2008 • Science • 0 Comments

    Nim Chimpsky was a chimp raised in the 1970s in a way close to humans, in the hope he would develop language. The results were ambiguous on the language front. But something else happened. The former graduate students in New York believe that Nim had no idea he was a chimpanzee. One of them suggested [...]

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