Archives for December 16, 2009

It turns out I write academia erotica! I can tell you that the three dimensional visual imagery in the post to which Stephanie refers was a replacement for the actual visual imagery I had in mind when I wrote it. But I couldn’t use that because …

Burning Down the AGW Denialist Billboards

I don’t expect these dyed-in-the-wool cranks to change their minds, but it is appropriate that those of us who do have bits and pieces of the internet in our charge keep the dialog honest and progressive. The denialists are putting up offensive, inaccurate, one-liner billboards. We are burning the billboards down with science. It is…

James Randi and Global Warming

Yesterday, James Randi put up a blog post in which he questioned the validity of anthropogenic global warming. He has subsequently made the statement that he probably has more thinking to do about global warming, and he admits that he really knows nothing about it. So Randi’s blog post is, essentially, a non-starter as an…

Happy Blogoversary Martin Rundkvist!

Aardvarchaeology’s Martin Rundkvist is celebrating his Fourth Blogoversary today! Congratulations Martin! Go say hi!

Happy Blogoversary Abel Pharmboy!

I had missed this, so it is belated. Abel’s blog was Four yesterday. Go and give your best wishes.

I’ve convinced a few people to use Linux and most of them don’t hate me, but most of them were masochistic geeks who were probably going to use Linux anyway. But there are three people who are pretty important to me who are now using Linux because of me, but who otherwise would not likely…