Archive for October, 2014

What is a lawyer?

Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 19:30

(Thanks to It’s a hoary old question, tired and probably pointless today. Yet Jonathan Goldsmith has asked it again as he works the room at the International Bar Association’s meetings in Tokyo. He tries to answer his question using what we call the “trait” theory of professions. Do you pass exams? Do you have […]

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Brains, Music and Life…

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:36

  A good friend of mine, Jon Harman, made this video a year ago. I love it. I was reminded of it after reading about President Obama’s new BRAIN Initiative.

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