Food and Desire

Food and Desire

Here are the talk notes and accompanying Powerpoint Slides for the keynote talk that I gave on “Food and Desire” at the second Biennial Dublin Gastronomy Symposium (DGS) that (3-4 June 2014, Dublin Institute of Technology). It was a wonderful meeting, full...

Science quotes I: Piet Hein

Piet Hein was a Danish architect, designer, and polymath. His contribution to this series lies in his “grooks” – short, punchy poems that hit at the heart of a question. The definition of a good after-dinner speaker in Denmark is someone who can talk...