Media: ASL/Chimp Ad, Review:Lakoff/Nunez, Review:Film
There's an Earthlink TV ad (I saw it last night during
"ER") with a signing chimp. A woman sits opposite the
chimp, talking and signing simultaneously: "Jojo
hungry? Jojo want banana?"
Jojo then signs, while the woman interprets: "Jojo
want ticket back to Uganda."
Jojo screeches with joy.
I don't know ASL, so I can't verify the signing.
A Review of 'Where Mathematics Comes From' by George Lakoff and Rafael
Nunez appeared this week in the SciTech section of the ABCNEWS.com
The review contrasts the the content of the book with folk views of
mathematics as encountered in the recent film 'A Beautiful Mind'.
A review of the all Inuit language film 'Atanarjuat', which opened
recently in Great Britain, can be found a
Briefly mentioned on the live BBC news (Fri. Feb 1), the film has
apparently opened to rave reviews.
The film's own webpage is a
According to the information there it will open in the US in June.
|Date Posted:||February 01, 2002|