• csmi61

Ironies and Cruelties

The Nobel Prize for Medicine was just announced and one of the winners, Dr. Ralph Steinman, died of Pancreatic Cancer 3 days ago.

What can one say, other than this is a cruel irony - that a researcher whose life's work may save hundreds of millions of lives one day - did not survive to see the world thank him.

I would also like to note the passing of Wilson Greatbatch, a prolific inventor whose crowning achievement was the invention of the cardiac pacemaker. He died at 92, having lived a life full of invention. He apparently said that he'd "given up trying to change the world." I doubt those who wear pacemakers would agree.

20 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Too much to blog, too little time

A lifelong friend in New York recently told me, "Clive, I don't call you because I don't want to talk, but because I really do want to talk." The same applies to blogging on Thinklabs website - I've h

Computer Giant Passes Away

This week cannot pass by without observing the passing of a giant of the computer world. It is a rare thing for one person to touch the lives of billions of people, for one's work to have a global inf

Apple Prediction

Apple has one of it's hyper-hyped announcements set for tomorrow morning. So I'll throw in my predictions of what Apple will, might, or should announce: Will - A cheaper iPhone. If they don't release