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Art on Paper

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Those of you who have visited my home (for Shabat dinner? for a holiday party?) or just read my blog routinely know that I LOVE art.  My home is replete with paintings, drawings, sculptures, and crafts.  Dali, Max, Erte, Agam, Egbi, Imber are among the many different artist’s compositions hanging on my walls, in cabinets, or on the floor.

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Music is part of STEM?

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I’ve always been a great fan of Big Band music and Jazz.  So, I was only slightly surprised to hear Herbie Hancock explain the confluence of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and jazz.   He strongly believes that there is an intrinsic link between building things and playing music.   Which, of course, means that our schools’ idea of cutting music from the curriculum is not helping our kids with STEM education.

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Art Appreciation

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I’ve written about meta-analyses before.  In particular, it’s an interesting method to examine medical data from diverse studies. It’s not something new. (It’s been around for almost 1000 years, clearly using the existent statistics.)  The trick is that you need large studies to be linking together, or the results get to be too limited in value.

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