Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Links ...

  1. Janet Stemwedel: Corrupting the youth at freshman orientation -- a fun list of Top 10 Reasons To Pursue a Philosophy Major. At No. 9, we have "9. Because it is not what everyone else is doing."

  2. Suresh at The Geomblog points us to "Flowcharts for the life of the tenured and untenured professor"

  3. Maggie Koerth-Baker at Boing Boing: Nature vs. Nurture: The neuroscientist with a murderer's brain.

  4. Nick Rowe: The use of knowledge in blogging. See also Matt Yglesias: Do I have anything interesting to say?.

  5. Peter Singer: Is it okay to cheat in football?

    [German goalkeeper Manuel] Neuer could have been a hero, standing up for what is right. Instead, he is just another footballer who is very skillful at cheating.