Archive for August, 2009

WordPress Trackback Tutorial

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

I have always been a bit intimidated by bloggers’ talk of “Trackback” and “Pingback”, and am still unsure of whether they really do anything that isn’t just as easy to do “by hand”.

I recently came across a Tutorial written a couple of years ago by Teli Adlam which helped me to what I think is a bot better understanding but still leaves me wondering whether I am missing something.
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Copyright/ Fair Dealing | DOC | Documentary Organization of Canada

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Copyright/ Fair Dealing | DOC | Documentary Organization of Canada

Science & Religion again

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum, coauthors of “Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future”, writing in the LA Times, ask “Must science declare a holy war on religion?” Their concern appears to be that Richard Dawkins and other so-called “New Atheists” are not supportive enough of efforts by the National Center for Science Education and others to make common cause with those more enlightened religious groups that are prepared to define their faith in ways that claim not to be in conflict with science.
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Stephen Hawking . . .

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

. . . would have died long ago if he had lived in the UK – or so said an anti-medicare US “thinktank” (the Investors Business Daily) until Jay Bookman and others pointed out that . . . he does! (more…)

How to Find Your Facebook Status RSS Feed

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

How to Find Your Facebook Status RSS Feed