Archives for November 4, 2009

Starring Felicia Day (This is really funny)… Hat tip: Geeks are sexy.

WYSIWYG not WYSIWTG

Huh? …The person I was talking to responded (quite seriously) that WYSIWYG means “What You See Is What You Get”, not “What They Get”, that Word actually renders the document on screen based on the capabilities of the default printer on that computer, so that you should expect the same document to print differently on…

The Corporation Part 11

OMG blog posts

LOL: How do you photograph a bad day? LOL: Unhelpful signs in Seattle SRSLY: New rule: Bill Maher has to stop calling himself a “Rationalist” if… WTF! Loose Tentacles Sink Ships

Scientia Pro Publica is …

Here, at Observations of a Nerd! This is an outstanding issue of an outstanding blog carnival. So what are you doing just standing there!!?!???? Go read it! Click on everything!!!11!!

Science Online 10, or as I like to call it, S0t0, is shaping up to be quite the un-conference. Stephanie Zvan has organized a session called Trust and Critical Thinking, with herself PZ Myers, my favorite Radio Talk Show Host Desiree Schell, and Kirsten “Dr. Kiki” Sanford. Oh, and me. Description: Lay audiences often lack…

is here, on Savage Minds. Where else!?!? Thanks, Rex.

Claude Lévi-Strauss has Died

When I was first reading about Anthropology as a budding Archaeologist, Claude Levi Strauss was old. When I went to graduate school, I was shocked to see Claude Levi Strauss walking around at conferences, being old and revered. Every decade or so since then Claude Levi Strauss would show up in one place or another.…

Interesting stuff on the blogosphere

Human Cultural Transformation Triggered by Dense Populations A few words on Maine and the dying hog of homophobia Mid-continent earthquakes are often aftershocks of centuries-old tremors Nature Blog Networking: Nature in your Backyard

Paul Ingraham is Vancouver Registered Massage Therapist and science writer who criticizes questionable practices in alternative health care — and his professional regulator calls it offensively unprofessional and wants to censor his website with tens of thousands of dollars in legal defense expenses at stake. Science-based alternative health? Rebellion within the alt-health ranks? Juicy. details…