Holiday Villa in Asturias Northern Spain →
How did it become so unfeminine?
Tim O'Reilly's book about Frank Herbert →
Everything is connected to everything else.
Dune Genesis →
Why did there ever have to be an L Ron? Why couldn’t we only have had Frank. He makes much better invented religions.
When a wise man does not understand, he says: “I do not understand.”...– Frank Herbert
Technology, in common with many other activities, tends toward avoidance of...– Assessment of Ix, Bene Gesserit Archives
Muad’Dib learned rapidly because his first training was in how to learn....– from The Humanity of Muad’Dib by the Princess Irulan
What do you despise? By this you are truly known.– from Manual of Muad’Dib by the Princess Irulan.
The laws of the chemical dynamics of a structured system of the kind described...– Alfred Lotka - Elements of Mathematical Biology.
chez tous les etres vivants le milieu interieur qui est un produit de...– Claude Bernard - quoted in Elements of Mathematical Biology by Alfred Lotka.
Linux Administrators →
Windows Administrators Salaries →
More Google Correlate →
Science as a public enterprise →
I laugh when I see the composition of the working group. Too many of the great and the good and not enough of those who will be future leaders of science.
Google trends →
Correlations between histories of search terms
The Problems with Search →
Even with Google we are getting lost because of poor meta-data in repositories which describe and link but then often go stale.
The correlation between Peter Norvig and Louise... →
How are these two related? Well Norvig presented his Gettysburg Address Powerpoint at a conference in the same week as a Gucci advert with Louise Pedersen caused a scandal. So while they are correlated there is no causal link what-so-ever. It is just an effect of coincidence and the fact that otherwise they are equally unremarkable.
Our Common Future →
UN Report that coined the term “sustainable development”.
CRUK Response to WHO mobile phone cancer study →
They are being cautious and pointing out that a link has not been proved. But given what happened in the smoking and cancer case - it took 60 years to prove the suspicions of doctors correct, we could be waiting a while.
Is this self publishing? →
When you are editor in chief and you author 165 articles for that Journal is there a question of ethics?
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy– Joseph Campbell
The knowledge they acquire has much in common with the knowledge of athletes,...– Paul Feyerabend - The Tyranny of Science p105-6.
My suggestion to proliferate and to make use of many different points of view,...– Paul Feyerabend - The Tyranny of Science p 126-7.
That was the problem with witchcraft: it was as if everybody needed the witches,...– Terry Pratchett - I Shall Wear Midnight.
It is important that we know where we come from, because if you do not know...– Terry Pratchett - I shall wear midnight.
Research in large institutes is not guided by the Truth and Reason but by the...– Paul Feyerabend - The Tyranny of Science
Women's Dress Sizes →
One size does not fit all!!!
90% of data is never read again →
Transparency in Peer Review →
Slippery Futurism →
Ethics of Data-sharing →
Statistics of Terror →
Medical Researcher Rediscovers Integration →
Google vs Bing →
Ben Goldacre and the Placebo Effect Video →
Video games and mental health →
Orwellian Prize →
Fact Free Science →
Citation Cities →
50% of Tweets come from 0.05% of users →
Calculus of Extinction →