from the lyrical-learning dept.
udderly writes "
Wired is running a story about a University of Washington biology lecturer,
Greg Crowther, who sings lectures. From the article: 'Crowther bursts
into song to the melody of Sugar Sugar, the bubble-gum '60s tune - "Glucose,
ah sugar sugar / You are my favorite fuel from the
bloodborne substrate pool / Glucose -- monosaccharide sugar -- you're sweeter
than a woman's kiss / 'cause I need you for glycolysis."' In
college I used many different types of devices to help memorize information like
this. Crowther has a page
where you can download samples. Among my favorites are
The Krebs Cycle and Come On Down (The Electron Transport Chain)."
"More software projects have gone awry for lack of calendar time than for all
other causes combined."
-- Fred Brooks, Jr., _The Mythical Man Month_