Dr Jack Cohen, currently at the University of Warwick, is an
internationally renowned reproductive biologist and science fiction alien
design consultant. His talks are a popular event at SF
cons, where he always has something novel, provocative, and
biological, to say.
You can't free mink, they don't understand
freedom. I could give you your freedom by stripping you naked and
leaving you on top of one of the Pennines in midwinter. It would be
-- to an animal liberationist
Jack has very many talks --
but only one set of slides!
-- from the Intro to
Cohen's Law: 'Unless you fail
at more than 10% of the things you try, you aren't trying enough things.'
-- promulgated at an unidentified
SF Convention talks
Here are some notes on Jack Cohen's talks that I've heard at various
SF cons. (Later talks tend to have more
address: The Human Mind as an Emergent Phenomenon: The
Complicit Coevolution of Intelligence and Extelligence