Here are links I found interesting on March 25, 2013:
Here are links I found interesting on March 14, 2013:
- Twitter and the (not so) subtle art of literary self-promotion – I know more than a few writers who can (and should) learn something from this.
- Le papier ne sera jamais mort / Paper is not dead – Paper vs. iPad. Very funny.
- The “Psychic” Skeptic – Cold readings, folks! It's all about cold readings!
- Doctors and Dying – "We all need to come to terms with death in our own private way, but often those terms are not private because they drive our use (for ourselves or others) of increasingly expensive health care. Two essays over the last year by doctors explored this issue, noting that when doctors face their own mortality they often make different health care decisions for themselves than the general public."
- Keeping Up the Pressure – A call to skeptics to keep up the fight against homeopathy.
- Who takes dietary supplements, and why? – Interesting, science-based article about vitamins and other supplements. I admit that I have been taking a "woman's formula" multi vitamin regularly since I lost all that weight last year.
Here are links I found interesting on February 20, 2013:
- Tweetbot and the updated Twitter Display Guidelines – A Twitter app developer discusses how changes required by Twitter will affect his app, Tweetbot.
- 5 social media strategy lessons from NPR – Interesting look at what NPR has learned about user engagement and social networking.
Here are links I found interesting on February 16, 2013:
- Discovering Twitter – Blogger, photographer, and science guy Bryan Jones discusses his history with Twitter and why he uses it.
- A Most Peculiar Test Drive – Just what was New York Times "reviewer" John Broder up to when he panned the Tesla Model S? This Tesla blog post presents the actual numbers behind Broder's test drive and makes some conclusions.
- Blog Exercises: Weekly Link Roundups – Lorelle discusses using link lists in blog posts and uses one of my Interesting Links posts as a visual example. Am I being lazy by having this automated?
Here are links I found interesting on July 31, 2012:
- The Colorado Massacre, Gun Control, and the Law of Large Numbers – Excellent opinion piece about freedom, mass murder, and gun control. I think I agree 100%.
- Twitter’s Broken Promise to Protect Free Speech – "It must stand by its “tweets will flow” stance in every case if it’s to demonstrate that it stands for principles, and not just marketing." Agreed.
- Whiplash-Mitt Romney Lavishes Praise On Israel’s Socialist, Government Controlled Healthcare System – Forbes – What happens in Israel stays in Israel? Think again, Mitt.
- Bobby Jindal possible vice presidential pick but has a creationism problem – Great. Just what we need. A vice president who pushes creationism in schools.
- Twitter ‘Outed’ NBC To Journalist’s Critical Tweets — And Told Them How To File A Complaint – I don't understand why Twitter is playing these kinds of games. Surely they're not just pandering to NBC for revenue $$?
- #NBCFail: NBC blames Twitter for complaint that led to journalist Guy Adams having Twitter account suspended after complaining about London 2012 Olympics coverage – Americas – World – The Independent – Come on, Twitter! WTF?