links for 2009-01-03

Categories

More like this

Confessions of a Community College Dean: Cost-Effectiveness, or Cost? "The goal of the study -- which is entirely to the good -- is to encourage colleges to base resource allocation decisions on actual effectiveness, rather than on what sounds good or what has usually been done. The authors break…
Tor.com / Science fiction and fantasy / Blog posts / Goodbye, Dortmunder: Donald Westlake's Get Real "There couldn't really be a conclusion to these books -- what could it possibly be? The gang will just keep on forever looking for one more job to keep them going. The regulars in OJs will keep on…
Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind: Donald Westlake, R.I.P. With links galore. (tags: books writing mystery) A question of mass? « Physics and cake "The Penrose interpretation of quantum mechanics... ...states that the mass of a system affects the system's ability to maintain quantum…
Posthumous Novels by Vladimir Nabokov, David Foster Wallace and Ralph Ellison - WSJ.com "A new wave of posthumous books by iconic authors is stirring debate over how publishers should handle fragmentary literary remains. Works by Vladimir Nabokov, William Styron, Graham Greene, Carl Jung and Kurt…