Categories links links for may 08 Post author By tom Post date May 27, 2008 No Comments on links for may 08 ‘A legal bid to challenge the power of the police to use surveillance against peaceful protesters has been launched at the High Court. ‘ (update: failed) It’s like waking from a dream, or a light going on, or a giant “YOU ARE HERE” sign appearing in the sky. The mere fact that I’m actually real and actually breathing…leaves me giddy. It causes a brief surge of clammy, bubbling anxiety, like the opening stages of a panic attack.’ xkcd: nihilism When philosophers go on strike kevingillan.info Kevin Gillan’s website Raynald’s SPSS Tools Anonymous is an anti-scientology thing ‘Statistical rituals largely eliminate statistical thinking in the social sciences. Rituals are indispensable for identification with social groups, but they should be the subject rather than the procedure of science.’ ‘According to Dr Nick Neave, an evolutionary psychologist from Northumbria University, not only do [women] need men, they are fundamentally programmed to depend on them.’ Nalgene water bottles removed from sale due to carcinogen fears ‘the most telling picture about the U.S. political economy I have ever seen’ Ratemyprofessors.com — professors strike back Hassabis, et al. (2007). Patients with hippocampal amnesia cannot imagine new experiences. PNAS DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0610561104 YouTube aikido vs kicks Dore Dyslexia ‘miracle cure’ story update bad science and mindhacks.com (make sure you read the comments) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related ← Don’t belive the neurohype (excerpt) → Reed Elsevier finally gets out of arms fair business Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.