Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 10, 2006

As others have complained, a new and overzealous spam filter caused a number of us ScienceBloggers headaches while trying to post over the weekend and has caused problems in commenting as well. I’ve been informed that a fix has been done. We’ve been asked to do a post; so I figured I’d really test whether…

The Geiers humiliated?

I had tried to give the Dr. Mark Geier and his son David a rest for a while, as I suspected my readers may have been getting a little tired of my bashing them, no matter how deserved that bashing may have been. After all, they do shoddy science in the service of “proving” that…

Commenting problems

It’s come to my attention that new spam filters placed on Friday have caused problems on some blogs with commenting. They apparently have also caused problems posting, because the post I was working on last night kept producing errors when I tried to save it. The process of trial and error led me to figure…

Welcome Prometheus back

He had been away a while. In fact, he had been away so long (since early May) that I was starting to wonder if he had given up blogging, which would have been a blow, given that he’s one of my favorite skeptical bloggers. Fortunately, my fears were premature, and he’s back, with part 2…