So, getting more experience with this blogging thing, I've had to delete a couple of very nasty comments in the last day or so, one of which my moderation filter caught, but the other was out there for a bit before I caught it. Gratefully, it was on an old post that no one else … Continue reading Comment moderation
via xkcd: Cold As I indicated in a previous post, we seem doomed to repeat this conversation every winter. Now at least we'll have an xkcd cartoon to point to. (Well, assuming there wasn't one already.)
I’ve been reading for a while now Jim Baggott’s Farewell to Reality: How Modern Physics Has Betrayed the Search for Scientific Truth, a fascinating tour through cutting edge theoretical physics, led by someone with a physics background and a healthy (I think) dose of skepticism about the latest declarations from string theorists and the like. … Continue reading Rationally Speaking: Is information physical? And what does that mean?