Several people recently pointed out to me that my 10-year-old photo on the department web page was embarrassingly out of date. The search for more up-to-date examples was a shocking voyage of self-discovery, as shown on these pages.

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"The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn't need its brain any more so it eats it. It's rather like getting tenure."
-- Daniel C. Dennett, Consciousness Explained, 1991

The eager postdoc applies for jobs

(Thanks to the governments of Ontario and Canada for some of the particularly candid shots.)
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