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May 18, 2010
Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years'…
May 17, 2010
Reading is like permitting a man to talk a long time, and refusing you the right to answer. - Edgar Watson Howe
May 17, 2010
Well, this is some kind of switcheroo! Revere (or reveres) of Effect Measure has/have closed the doors. One of the best science/medicine blogs ever. One of those I point to when people snidely say that blogs can't be trusted because they are all opinion and no substance. They can't repeat that…
May 17, 2010
New podcast and forum at PRI World Science: Listen to a story by reporter Laura Starecheski, followed by our interview with Ethan Watters. Our guest in the Science Forum is journalist Ethan Watters. His latest book is Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche. "America is…
May 17, 2010
There are 19 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Mendeley, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with…
May 17, 2010
Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years'…
May 17, 2010
Perhaps the best 2010 TED talk - a must-watch:
May 17, 2010
The list is slowly growing - check the submissions to date and get inspired to submit something of your own - an essay, a poem, a cartoon or original art. The Submission form is here so you can get started. Under the fold are entries so far, as well as buttons and the bookmarklet. The instructions…
May 17, 2010
Not everything gets posted on the blog (though people who follow me on Twitter, FriendFeed or Facebook may catch some of these blips), so here's a quick summary of the past few weeks: =========== Most important news first - there is a new kid on the block! Not exactly my block, but close enough -…
May 16, 2010
For a time Jack was angry; but when he had been without the jacket for a short while he began to realize that being half-clothed is infinitely more uncomfortable than being entirely naked. Soon he did not miss his clothing in the least, and from that he came to revel in the freedom of his…
May 16, 2010
This is one of the four TED videos we showed (according to the TED rules a TEDx has to show original TED videos as a certain percentage of the program) at TEDxRTP back in March: When The Bride Of Coturnix posted this video on her Facebook Wall, she added this little note: "People often ask me what…
May 16, 2010
Important (h/t Bride Of Coturnix):
May 16, 2010
I got this video from Orac's blog where an interesting comment thread is developing. This also goes against those who lament the "echo chambers" but those tend to be the same people who write HeSaidSheSaid articles every day - they live in a binary world where only "who wins the two-horse…
May 15, 2010
Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart; one of the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. - Edgar Allan Poe
May 14, 2010
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race [is] not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. - Ecclesiastes 9:11
May 14, 2010
There are 23 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Mendeley, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with…
May 14, 2010
The latest edition of Change of Shift is up at The Muse, RN. I and the Bird #125 is up on The Twin Cities Naturalist. Friday Ark #295 is up on Modulator.
May 13, 2010
The future comes one day at a time. - Dean Acheson
May 13, 2010
Thursday afternoon is the time when four out of seven PLoS journals publishe new articles and I pick those I find interesting myself. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on…
May 13, 2010
From Science in Seconds :
May 13, 2010
Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years'…
May 13, 2010
Four Stone Hearth #92 is up on Sorting Out Science. Carnival of Space #153 is up on Cumbrian Sky.
May 12, 2010
Courage changes things for the better...[With courage you can] stay with something long enough to succeed at it, realizing that it usually takes two, three or four times as long to succeed as you thought or hoped. - Earl Nightingale
May 12, 2010
There are 24 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Mendeley, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with…
May 12, 2010
Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years'…