Thursday, May 03, 2007

box of chocolates

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep balance, you must keep moving.
- Albert Einstein in a letter to his son in 1930.

Watched a wonderful biographical talk about Da Man by Walter Isaacson, author of Einstein: His Life and Universe. From his profile Walter didnt seem to have any physics or math background, but he ended up giving a very engaging talk with enough technical content. Explained fairly well some of Einstein's theories to a physics major who is yet to take a course in relativity and mechanics. Of course his major focus was on the human being and his journey. I was impressed with both the speaker and the subject.

One of the best perks of working where I do is the Microsoft Research Talks. You get to hear from some really smart people.