I woke up to the shocking discovery that I've been turned into some sort of Zombie:
The great thing is, I seem to attract more ants this way. With any luck I'll get silphids, too.
(artwork by Joseph Hewitt, creator of Gearhead)
Whoa. Richard Dawkins appeared on the Hugh Hewitt show. Hewitt, in case you didn't know, is one of those far right radio wingnuts, a lawyer with a blog who defended George W. Bush, the Iraq war, and always sides with religious conservatives in the culture wars.
It's a fairly long interview, and you…
How do zombies seek and use information? What are their information needs?
Their information needs primarily consist of finding brains. They pretty much search by geographic proximity and pattern matching. The type of browsing they do doesn't seem to be well supported by information systems.
If you want to see partisan hackery on spectacular display, you have to see this post by Hugh Hewitt spinning the Foley situation. He's taking the tried and true tactic of blaming it all on the media and changing the subject:
The Washington Times wants Speaker Hastert to resign. To do so would be…