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Punctuate! Punctuate! Punctuate!

I’m reading yet another proposal for a specialized markup language (this one for scientific results, so that they can be shared and searched semantically), a...
January 20, 2010

Big Science == Big Skills Gap

Over on Nature News, Eric Hand's article "'Big science' spurs collaborative trend" is subtitled, "Complicated projects mean that science is becoming more glo...
January 20, 2010

How Are The Mighty Fallen

I was OK when Safari started selling photography books. I was even OK when they started selling “secret to business success” books. But this? sigh
January 19, 2010