Science fairs: rewarding talent or privilege? | Sci-Ed

Some of my students probably have something to say about this- Science fairs: rewarding talent or privilege? | Sci-Ed.

An attack on reductionism in neuroscience

Neuroscience needs its Einstein – Salon.com “I was a liberal arts major, prefer stories to hard facts, questions to answers. I prefer ambiguity, mystery and awe to bottom-line explanations. I’m personally offended by fundamentalist and reductionist beliefs, be… Read More

Magic Revealed: Cups Trick Found to Be More Effective Than Thought

Here is that article again, this time from Scientific American. Magic Revealed: Cups Trick Found to Be More Effective Than Thought: Scientific American.

Ancient Magical Illusion Even More Effective Than Magicians May Realize

  Ancient Magical Illusion Even More Effective Than Magicians May Realize | Inside Science. I am quoted herein. Let’s hear it for 1) magic and 2) a new open-access journal making the scene. Here’s a link to the… Read More

Moth Drives Robot (VIDEO)

Indeed we are totally screwed once they realize that it was us who invented lightbulbs and bug zappers. Moth Drives Robot (VIDEO).

Sci² Tool : A Tool for Science of Science Research and Practice

Sci² Tool : A Tool for Science of Science Research and Practice.

Crapulent

I was watching my Mac OS screen saver go by, it was randomly on dictionary…

Programmer Interrupted

Programmer Interrupted. A very interesting piece of research on being interrupted whilst writing code. … the office is where we go to get interrupted.  

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