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Academic Hacker News

U of T’s Aran Donohue has created Academic Hacker News, and response has been very good: as he says in his blog, it seems to have real traction. There goes ...
March 10, 2009

Jason Cohen on Productivity

Nice post from SmartBear’s Jason Cohen about improving productivity—or rather, about how big an improvement it is realistic to hope for.
March 10, 2009


Via Jon Udell (as so often): Arc90’s new Readability tool is a decluttering widget for browsers that hides screen junk to make pages more readable. Which pro...
March 10, 2009

I Wish I’d Thought of That

I just finished reading Daryl Gregory’s Pandemonium, a matter-of-fact heartbreaker about an alternate world in which demonic possession is a fact of life. I ...
March 08, 2009