"If you could instantly download three hobby style skills into your brain, which three skills would you pick?"
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|Complex Systems Summer School 2013
Alastair: Beekeeping, Lockpicking and Tightrope walking.
Mengsen: (the ability to do math)*3
Mauricio: ride alpacas, eat only fractal-like vegetables, and tyep wtih my eblow
Brady: squirrel suit flying (I have no idea what its proper name is), painting/drawing, scuba diving
Lauren: gardening, parachute skiing, yoga inversions (aka unsupported handstands etc.)
Andrea: drawing/painting, wood works/carpentry, play piano (also the power law blues is fine :-)
tom (DF): Alastair got two of mine (sort of) -- lockpicking and Slack-Line walking (to see me try, with help, look here http://csustan.csustan.edu/~tom/Movies/Tom-Slack-Line.MOV ) -- my third is tatting (you can look it up -- I like knots :-)
Molly: storytelling, treehouse building, guitar-playing
Swati: Being funny, writing persuasively and beautifully, balancing- for dance and rock climbing
Vanessa: Kung Fu, knitting, sleight of hand
Nix: Abyss staring, multiplying large matrices with my tongue, "Spider Touch."
Jian: banjo playing, moonwalking, unicycling on a slackline
Cesar: Classical Guitar, Kun Fu, dancing salsa
Bapu: Dunking (on a 10 foot rim), surfing, and stealing Mauricio's alpacas
you're the next...