Archive for April, 2006

Philosophy Talk: The Blog: Does Truth Matter?

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

From the 'PhilosophyTalk' blog, Ken Taylor's posting on Does Truth Matter? leads to a discussion in which the question of whether the question has a well defined answer becomes one of the issues to address. But although "Truth matters" may not be a "complete proposition" in the sense that it is neither universally true or […]

Senator John Kerry | The Right to Dissent

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Senator John Kerry | The Right to Dissent was linked from David Brin

Portrait: 'John Stuart Mill' by Richard Reeves | Prospect Magazine May 2006 issue 122

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Got this via Arts&Letters Daily. Might be of interest to David Brin.

THE ESSENTIAL MAN

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Article by David Brin commenting on what Rumsfeld's perception of his own "irreplaceability" says about the conservative talent pool and drawing parallels with historical "restraint of trade" in the management business.

Executive Compensation

Monday, April 10th, 2006

Outside Advice on Boss's Pay May Not Be So Independent says the New York Times.

H5N1: The Guardian reacts

Friday, April 7th, 2006

In this posting on his H5N1 blog, Crawford Killian goes off-topic with a discussion of on-screen readability issues. But I believe our different reactions to his examples show that what constitutes readability is far more subjective than the experts admit.