Tips for Ph.D.s on becoming a librarian.
Even Liberals have their limits. Citizens of Berkeley, CA--who voted 90% for Kerry--are starting to rebel against higher taxes. (Property taxes on a "modest Berkeley bungalow" may amount to $10,000 a year, or more.)
Naturally, the article points out, this is all the Republicans' fault.
One of my pet peeves is people who think other people have too many choices. My older daughter lays a proper smackdown on them.
About time for some good health-care news: "Five big medical advances of 2004."
Ceaselessly imaginative, watchers of higher education have declared a New Crisis: "U.S. Slips in Attracting the World's Best Students".
Almost every time I read about the economics of movie distribution, I feel stupid, like I'm missing something. "Why is my popcorn so expensive?" is a case in point.
I was using Yahoo! Maps the other day, and I saw that they added this feature--real-time traffic mapping. Very cool.
You may have read something about a professor at Southern Utah University who is being denied tenure ostensibly because he swore in class, but "really" because he is too liberal. David Tufte, an economist at SUU, has a very interesting post on the matter.
Some female students at fine Duke University--from which my older daughter graduated this summer and to which my younger daughter is applying for admission--must bear the crushing weight of "effortless perfection".
Richard Dawkins discusses research indicating that eyes can be evolved. (And relatively quickly.)