September 16, 2002

Barrel o' links

A Woman’s Work - shocking article on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, aftershocks and the messiness of racial identification; Fox’s O’Reilly in fight with conservatives - I don’t know if this is real or if he’s just throwing his critics a bone. What’s interesting is this assumption that a person has to be all one this, this ideological purity test. Hey, everyone’s doing it!; Steelers’ pass defense shredded once again as Gannon throws for 403 yards - Ouch; Big trouble in the world of “Big Physics” - I thin k the thing to focus on is that the system (eventually) works: even though the initial peer review didn’t catch it, scientists are always looking to repeat experiments and build on them. Kind of like open source software…

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