Archives for February 27, 2012

The issue of diversity is being discussed, from several different angles, among the Freethoughtblogs community and others. This is a list of posts you might want to have a look at. This is especially important in relation to maintaining or enhancing diversity when you are engaged in some sort of selection process: Hiring, making a…

Ground Resonance Shakes Apart Chopper?

I know many of you enjoy discussing resonance. Check this out:

Have you ever read Natural Theology by William Paley? One could say that in it he makes the famous “Watchmaker” analogy. But really, the entire book is little other than the watchmaker analogy. If you were to compare the boringess-interestingness factor of Paley’s book with a similar number of pages of anything written by Darwin,…

Neil deGrasse Tyson has a new book out: Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier. It is (as one might guess) about space exploration, and assembles earlier speeches and writings with some new stuff. This is an interesting time to be talking about the space program, as NASA seems to be producing new results ever week,…

Thought-Controlled Scateboard?