Monthly Archives: October 2011

Wikis, Q&As and Cookbooks

Category: Conferences, Interviews, Presentations, Recipes, Research Blogging, Reviews, Snippets, Thoughts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Colorful Little Tale of Halloween Poison

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Ode to a ghostly tune: the science and musicality of glass

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For frack’s sake, stop calling natural gas “green”

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SciWriteLabs #4, in which Alistair Dove argues that bad science inevitably gets “overwritten” by good science…and I point out on all the harm that can happen in the meantime

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Prime number

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What Kind of Buddhist was Steve Jobs, Really?

Category: Art, Books, Buddhism, cancer, Culture, History, Media, Mindfulness, Personal computing, Psychedelics, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stress, suffering, and the musical possibilities of not throwing a piano off the top of a tall building

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Turn and face the strange

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The Dirty Side of Climate Science

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