The Battle for Power on the Internet
A very interesting, if a bit long-ish (for the ‘net) article discussing the shifting power between the early Internet adopters and the johnny-come-lately corporate and government interests that are moving in now …
DARPA Announces Cyber Grand Challenge
Great! Lets have a contest to see who can build Skynet faster!
Disclosure: I just started a new job where I am working to help build Skynet:
So far as I know (it …
Nobody Should Shed a Tear for JP Morgan Chase
Everyone (well, of those tiny number that actually knows this has been in the works) talks about the magnitude of the ‘fine’, but no one is going to jail and …
Opinion: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
Nutrition research must overcome pseudoscientific measures and self-interest to make progress in the fight against obesity.
I have a strong interest in nutrition (my degree, after all, is in biochemistry and nutrition) …
Pounding Pavement by Heel or Toe
Some more interesting information on running, though not specific to barefoot this time. It seems you can’t get away from physics, striking with your forefoot or your heel result in the same overall …
Why Robert Reich Cares so Passionately about Economic Inequality
An interesting interview about our current failure to foster any sort of efforts toward remedying income inequality. According to the interviewee, we have had periods in the past where inequality …
Placebo’s Double Whammy
Sham treatments can both reduce pain and increase pleasure, and do so affecting similar circuitry in the brain.
I talk about placebos from time to time, this is another interesting article. If you are anticipating a …