Some light weekend reading for you - philosophy of biology :-)

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If you go here you will find downloadable podcasts of this conference: Second Queensland Biohumanities Conference, Philosophy of Ecology, held 29-30th June, 2006: Introduction by Prof. Paul Griffiths, and Mathematical Models in Ecology and Conservation Biology: Mark Colyvan The Agony of Community…
I regularly check Anton Zuiker's Sugarcubes, displayed in his sidebar. There, I recently discovered that Ethan Zuckerman and Bruno Giussani put together a booklet that explains how to liveblog a conference - Tips for conference bloggers (choose between a large PDF and a small PDF). Pretty good…
Sorry that I didn't liveblog today. The room was too far to carry my Mac, and I was tired damn it. Blame Lynch, Todd Grantham, Michael Ghiselin and Roberta Millstein among others, who all made me drink beer. No, I swear, they really did. Anyway the final session (below the fold) was very…
So, here I am in Phoenix airport, waiting to go back home, and I read T Ryan Gregory's snark about me and barcoding. Apparently I am to learn only from his blog posts and not from (perish the thought) critics. One should never attend to critics. My crime was, of course, to say that I thought Brent…