I just sent this letter to New Scientist magazine; no idea if they’ll print it or not, so I’m postingContinue reading
Open Government Data Principles
Rather than duplicate what I’ve written elsewhere, I’ll just point to it: http://www.questioncopyright.org/open_government_data_principles ‘Nuff said.Continue reading
If you haven’t read The Feud in this Tuesday’s New York Times “Science Times” section, do have a look. It’sContinue reading
Want to help fix the roof?
Last July, at OSCON in Portland, Oregon, I put a whiteboard in the main conference hallway (with help from theContinue reading
Thanks for clarifying, Orbitz.
“This flight starts and ends at different airports.” Well, that’s reassuring…Continue reading
Weirdest spearphishing attack ever?
I received the oddest spearphishing attack the other day. At least, I’m pretty sure that’s what it was, though can’tContinue reading
I like this photograph because the light and image somehow seem to capture the sound of the bluegrass jam atContinue reading
Lee Bollinger Muffs It
Lee Bollinger has gotten a lot of criticism for his extremely harsh introduction of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran,Continue reading
Surprisingly, the verb “wikipudiate” does not seem to exist yet. At least, a Google search turns up no hits. IContinue reading
This Friday I attended a productive and unexpectedly fascinating workshop at UC Berkeley, aimed at developing a model policy forContinue reading