Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
April 15th, 2014
Ukraine leader says Russia wants to set southeast 'on fire' (via AFP) Ukraine's Western-backed leader on Tuesday accused Russia of tryi[...]
April 10th, 2014
NV Gov. Sandoval Defends Extremists Interfering With Federal Government Activity (via http://crooksandliars.com) By karoli April 9, 201[...]
April 9th, 2014
In an "exclusive" at the Daily Beast, Eli Lake reports that the United States is withholding intelligence information of Russian troop movem[...]
April 8th, 2014
As search crews race to home in on data recorders at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, it is worth a look back two weeks ago, to when I discus[...]
Category Archives: Ted
So CEO, author, and venture capitalist Nick Hanauer apparently gave a TED talk on income inequality that isn’t being posted yet. National Journal reports on a hot potato: Hanauer’s talk “probably ranks as one of the most politically controversial talks … Continue reading
Nanomaterials will bring the next industrial revolution — and complete the transition of technology to the background, a la Star Trek, where we will hardly even think about it while being utterly dependent on it.
This is the weirdest video to come out of the TED conference: a sensing system that ID’s female mosquitoes and sizzles their wings off with a laser.
Crows, it turns out, are scary-smart little buggers. This guy says we can train them to do all sorts of stuff: