Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tiny Gene May Hold Key to Human Intelligence

This evening I took a few minutes off from the ${DAYJOB} project that’s eating my brain (more on that later) and checked Science Daily, a wonderful news aggregator site for current news about science, technology, and medicine. Among today’s articles … Continue reading

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Bin Laden is Dead

I was going to blog about this, but an old acquaintance in the science fiction and fantasy community, Mitch Wagner, said what I wanted to say, at least as well as I could have said it on my best day. … Continue reading

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CrowdSourcing and Space Exploration

Yesterday I read a blog by Ruth Suehle, an employee at Red Hat and blogger on, that suggests that crowdsourcing and other forms of voluntary collaboration could replace taxes for funding some or all of the costs of space … Continue reading

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