Daily Archive: January 28, 2011

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Science in Sci-Fi film

John Holbo has a veryy good post up trying to classify the various types of science-fiction films by their approach and attitudes toward science. He lists quite a few – 1) pro-science/pro-rationality 2) anti-science...

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Ayn Rand, welfare queen

I have to confess: I’ve never read Ayn Rand. Not once. But I still think this is pretty amusing.

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Re-Wiring the Kill Switch

I have no clue about the accuracy of this, and I have no idea how to feel about what’s going on in Egypt (except my usual revulsion at violence), but I see no reason...

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Insiders/Outsiders

On the subject of my musings on sports and journalism, here’s a telling excerpt about the media’s treatment of football-related concussions from The New Yorker:

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