Regarding the Large Hadron Collider: "We have a fantastic model - that we hate. It has stood up to precision measurements for 50 years. We get more and more precise, and it stands up and stands up. But we hate it, because it doesn't explain the universe." It's too complicated to be right. W=UH!
To be read: Field Guide to Hadoop. Preordered!
Headline: 95-year-old man breaks 200m sprinting record. My first reaction was, "sprinting" at 95? But watch the video - this is awesome.
More Apple Watch -man-ship: Why Apple Watch marketing so far is mediocre. Could be a great product, but they haven't made the case for it yet (p.i.). Part of the problem is "expectational debt" created by other personal electronics like laptops, phones, and tablets. The watch will not be like them.
News item: Lyft raises $530M in fight with Uber. Wow. I can't imagine a company raising $530M to provide taxi services. But that's the world we live in today..;.