Archives for February 5, 2008

Nature Blog Network

You may have noticed a new cute little icon in my left side bar. It is for the Nature Blog Network. It is an excellent list of, well, nature blogs, all kinda on a loose network. It is organized by Mike Bergin of I and the Bird fame, and it is quite nice. The site…

Robin Chase rose to fame by founding Zipcar, the world’s biggest car-sharing business, but that was one of her smaller ideas. In this presentation she travels much farther, contemplating road-pricing schemes that will shake up our driving habits and a no-fee mesh network as sprawling as the United States Interstate highway system. But how could…

Blog Carnival is an easy way to submit your wonderful post to a blog carnival. As the name implies. Berry Go Round is a new carnival about plants. I think what you need to do now should be quite clear.

Charles Darwin Legacy 3

Natural Selection is the key creative force in evolution. Natural selection, together with specific histories of populations (species) and adaptations, is responsible for the design of organisms. Most people have some idea of what Natural Selection is. However, it is easy to make conceptual errors when thinking about this important force of nature. One way…

According to the Scienceblogs.com Home Page, under the “Buzz in the Blogosphere section: A few ScienceBloggers were angered when they noticed that blogger Casey Luskin of the Christian-based Discovery Institute tagged one of his posts with the official ResearchBlogging icon. They point out that Luskin failed to register at ResearchBlogging.org, and argue that his post…

I’ve decided whom to vote for

This has been a difficult decision. Clinton or Obama, either one, is a good candidate and would make a good president. McCain will be the Republican nominee. Clinton has been leading in the polls all along, but Obama is surging. In the last few days I’ve spoken to a dozen people who each know four…

Linux To Solve Traffic Woes

Concentrate a bunch of geeks in the Boston Area (like, at MIT), and eventually one of them will get a driver’s license and discover how bad the traffic is. And invent something…