Archives for June 7, 2012

Technology Film Fest

Here we have a handful of great technological marvels depicted in small videos.

Peter Gleick Reinstated

Peter Gleick has been reinstated in his position as president of the Pacific Institute. The Pacific Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Peter Gleick back to his position as president of the Institute. An independent review conducted by outside counsel on behalf of the Institute has supported what Dr. Gleick has stated publicly regarding his…

Philip Tobias 1925-2012

Philip Tobias passed away this morning, according to a mutual friend. I’ve not heard any details. Tobias is the most important hominid anatomist to have lived in the 20th and early 21st century, having taken the chair originally established by Raymond Dart at Wits University. He literally defined several of the hominids, being the anatomist…