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Unformatted text preview: past, all of this I enjoyed and was interesting. The idea behind this article, and especially this study of the Personal Genome Project, is great, the only problem is the author. Pinker immediately came off as an overly self-centered individual, and made the good information contained, that much harder to disseminate over the drone of Pinker's own ego. I only recently learned through research online, that my opinions of Pinker's attitude and egotistical approach are actually fairly widely held amongst others in his field. In conclusion, the author made good on his attempt to cover a lot of information, opinions and ideas. He succinctly and appropriately cited interesting sources and facts, and the project itself is very interesting. It was only Pinker's writing style I could disagree with and his inability to connect with his audience....
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2010 for the course BIOCHEM 410 taught by Professor Whien during the Winter '10 term at Ohio State.
- Winter '10