Spring Training at the Blog. This post originally appeared in January of 2008. Domonic Gaines, the brute, held the gun to the baby’s head and…snapshot! As in photograph: somebody filmed him, baby, […]
Everything You Know Is Wrong — Book Excerpt! There Is No Wisdom In Crowds
The most controversial book of the year is still on its way! I found two other publishers willing to give it a look, and they’re reviewing it now. If they don’t love […]
Peer Review Explained In Brilliant Video
When somebody explained to me how publishing in science works, this is what it felt like not saying it's all bad but it should be better pic.twitter.com/IzTeWYXzL6 — Simon Hoser (@GenieOfGenes) February […]
Name Four Novels That Helped Shape You
The tile of the post is from Twitter’s Theophilus Chilton, who started a tag game saying “Name 4 fictional novels that helped to shape you, then tag 4 other people to play.” […]
How’d We Do On Our 2019 Predictions?
A strong no prize this year. Nobody did well enough. Not enough specific predictions, or those that were specific did not come to pass. Doom predictions are too easy: they needed to […]
Register Your Predictions for 2020!
As has been our tradition these many years, it’s time to register our predictions for the coming year. We look at how well we did last year tomorrow. Rules: Everybody should have […]
Blog Year In Review: Top 10 Reader & My Favorites
Tune in tomorrow to make your 2020 predictions! Results for 2019 coming Thursday. Reader Favorites Here were the Top 10 reader favorite posts of 2019, in which the numbers surprised me. One […]
The Week In Good Cheer — New Year’s Edition
No doom this week! Nothing but good news, please. If you have any. I had this idea two weeks ago, thinking it would be fine to highlight all that was going right […]