Archives for March 16, 2010

Wikileaks is a major security threat

The following is from a classified US intelligence document regarding Wikileaks:

I knew a guy who who was a highly placed person at Harvard College, and had gone to the College for his undergraduate education. I’ll call him “Dean.” Prior to his attending Harvard, he had already become a major fan of Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau, of course, went to Harvard. So when Dean was accepted…

I am avoiding commenting on the recent paper “Science blogs and public engagement with science: practices, challenges, and opportunities” by Inna Kouper (here). Bora has made extensive comments on the paper that I recommend (here) and as usual, Bora has done an excellent job linking to all the other stuff on the blogosphere about it.…

I just heard from Richard Greenberg (NASA) that National Geographic’s Naked Science show will be talking about Alien Life on April 1st. (There is room for a joke or two about the date, I suppose!) Part of the show will involve Richard talking about Europa. You may remember the Europa-Richard Green connection (and all the…

… and other matters related to dust ups on the blogosphere. At Quiche Moraine.