Some of my co-workers are at the Embedded Systems Conference this week in San Jose and they're presenting a session on how smart kids are these days. I mused on the subject and realized that educating children to eventually take my job is not the best idea. Seriously kids, go watch TV.ps....
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The lyre bird, not only mimics the calls of other birds, buy also man made noises such as cameras, saws and chainsaws, in an attempt to impress potential mates. David Attenborough narrates the above clip. Related: Friday Fun: Bird Using Bait to Fish – Leafhopper Feeding a Gecko...
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