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Before becoming the halcyon days of the new yuppies, Silicon Valley was ruled by the weirdos.
Boing Boing - Boing Boing links the story on how drugs lead to Hypercard. It got me thinking about how the original early days of computers were ruled by all these weirdos obsessed with making new stuff. Most of them were still in it for the money, but their techno-utopianism at least didn't feel like a mask used to fleece VC and exit . . .
How the media influences suicide and mass shootings.
CSI - In an article at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Stuart Vyse examines the connections between media reporting on mass shootings and celebrity suicide and increased rates of both in recent years. He is quick to point out that the media isn't solely responsible and there are public health steps that can improve these trends as . . .
EU Regulating copyright like its 1999
Fixing One Of The More Annoying Things In My Life
Pink Slime, Ick Factors, And Other Adventures In Science Education
CSI Blog - This is an interesting thought that going directly after peddlers of pseudoscience, Skeptics give a bigger platform and legitimacy to scaremongers like the Food Babe. It isn't bad as shills like Oprah and Dr. Oz who flagrantly profit of bullshit, but different tactics are needed to keep people from being fleeced.