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It’s official! I’m blogging again! …

…but actually somewhere else… So what’s going on? The short version is that this is a goodbye post. The long version goes a little like this: 1. For a while now, I’ve been using twitter, primarily as a place to highlight interesting things. It has more or less replaced my blogging output. These tweets are…

Nominee #1: Karl Iagnemma Nominee #2: Chris Ware Nominee #3: Richard Powers Nominee #4: Dava Sobel She’s been a science news reporter for The New York Times, a freelance science writer for a good dozen magazines, and author of several successful books. Oh yes, she has her own webpage (“a science writer’s site”). She was…

“When we don’t know what we are after, we risk passing it over in the dark.” — Three Farmers on their Way to a Dance Nominee #1: Karl Iagnemma Nominee #2: Chris Ware Nominee #3: Richard Powers Richard Powers, like the other nominees, is a creative ambassador in the broadest and most noble sense. He…

Nominee #1: Karl Iagnemma Nominee #2: Chris Ware Well, it was great to finally meet Ben (and Janet, John, John, and Steve) a couple weeks ago, when there was a PSA/HSS/4S conference in Vancouver. Ben and I had a chance to talk about science, writing, academia, the election, life, unicorns, the usual sorts of things,…

The World’s Fair’s popularity has skyrocketed over the past few months, and all the more so in the post-Puzzle Fantastica Era. (Data: We have readers almost every single day now. Sometimes even more. Recent problems at the Sb server may have been our fault. Point made.) We’ve been brought by these circumstances to issues of…