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May 28th, 2009
10:46 pm


The difference between "clever" and "smart"
I'm not a scientist, but I DO work at a place which has some of the cleverest people in the country on staff; brilliant engineers who have built everything from satellites and landers to particle accelerators, software developers who helped build the Internet, physicists of every flavour from particle physics to the sort that require more dimensions than the Great old Ones inhabit... Seriously, their combined IQ would be terrifying.. But are they SMART as well as clever? That's a difficult question.

A former Chief Exec used to tell a story about visiting another research establishment, and asking how many scientists were employed there. Their CE told him "We have around two hundred scientists, and one inventor"... when asked to elaborate on what the difference was he was told "The inventor isn't the best scientist we have, but it's his output that allows us to pay for the two hundred scientists!"

And how does this relate to comics, well, this is a case study, as it were, of the difference between the two concepts of clever and smart...

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March 17th, 2009
12:26 am


He's got dark hair, blue eyes, fantastic legs and shows a whole lot of skin... who could THAT be? :)
Now anyone who has been reading my posts would start to think that I was obsessively interest in the heroic career of young Mr Grayson of Gotham City to the exclusion of all others... This is, of course, far from the truth. I am attracted to well toned, blue eyed, dark haired heroes who are very confident in their masculinity without the need for macho posturing. (And another coincidence here is that they have similar looking little brother's (adopted or actual) who followed in their footsteps!)

But such heroes only come along every... oh, let's say a thousand years! Good thing for me we have the Legion of Superheroes!

Magentically attractive near naked guy under cut! )

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