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Did Bees Solve the Travelling Salesman Problem?

The travelling salesman problem is one of the legendary problems in computer science.  [Update 03.06.12: via John D. Cook: "We have an embarrassment of computational riches when we can solve traveling salesmen problems on a phone."] And it looks like…

A Few Random Morning Links …

Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream S’morewiches What Is War Good For? by David R. Henderson The Three Coolest Things We Saw Inside The MB&F M.A.D. Gallery (Plus One We Saw Outside) Target Sends Letter Vendors Asking for Help to Combat ‘Showrooming’…

Why My Lai and Not Hiroshima?

Dr. Bryan Caplan makes a compelling argument, by asking some very uncomfortable questions. A good (and brief) read worth your time. Tell Me the Difference Between My Lai and Hiroshima, Bryan Caplan – Library of Economics and Liberty: In the…

Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture. Fraser Residence On a Sloping Site Swellendam House by GASS A “Houseboat” for the Seasick on the Waterfront in Seattle The 2012 URWERK Geneva exhibition Top Ten Homes of 2011 Imposing Contemporary Home in Las Vegas OZ Hous Lifted…

Kodak / Rochester Link Round-Up

Various stories on the subject from around the Web. And as Dr. Boudreaux has noted ( Bankruptcy Doesn’t Equal Death – WSJ.com ), once bankruptcy is declared, the jobs, resources, IP, buildings, etc. don’t just disappear overnight, or turn into…

A Few Random Morning Links …

Costa Concordia cruise ship runs aground off coast of Italy – The Big Picture – Boston.com Photos: Rescue Operations Continue on the Costa Concordia Small Is Beautiful—So Go Nuclear Malted Double Chocolate Chip Cookies LOVE fine musical watches: Listening to…