Take a Sonic Tour of the Brain
Duncan J Murray writes "Currently exhibiting at The Barbican, London is an exhibit on Neuroscience, which includes this 20-minute auditory exhibit looking at (or should that be listening to) — sounds of neurons firing, simulations of cochlear implants, the mosquito frequency, neverending scales, phantom words and speech reconstructed from intracranial electrophysiological recording, as well as other auditory illusions. It is worth a listen."
Murray hopes his new hotel will be a smash hit
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray will be keen to prove his business nous and hospitality skills are as good as his tennis after he purchased a luxury hotel in his Scottish hometown of Dunblane.
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What EMC Looks For When It's Hiring
Yvonne Lee, Community Manager at Dice.com, writes "Because EMC has expanded through more than 70 acquisitions in eight years — it was hiring even during the recession — and because many of the acquired companies were startups, it is trying to leverage the more dynamic cultures it's inherited and make itself more nimble and innovative. People it hired 'need to be able to move fast and run,' Thus, a key to getting the company's attention is to prove you can do what you say you can. In other words, when Murray asks if you can work fast, you can't just say yes. You'll have to use your previous achievements to prove that you can."
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Glen Murray drops out of Ontario Liberal leadership race
Glen Murray, a former Winnipeg Mayor and Cabinet Minister, announced Thursday that he is ending his bid for the Ontario Liberal leadership nomination. Instead, he will be endorsing frontrunner Kathleen Wynne.
House GOP Fails to Act on Violence Against Women
Among the various end-of-the-year housekeeping occuring on Capitol, the House GOP failed to pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the Democratic point person on VAWA, condemned the House leadership in a statement calling the failure to take up and pass the Senate's "bipartisan and inclusive" VAWA bill "inexcusable."