Content management systems. I’ve always been against them – not for everyone, but for someone like me. I like knowing everything about my own site – and I like everyone who uses it to understand exactly what is going on, too. I’ve generally found that the more transparent the technology through which an idea is […]   read more »

John Brockman – – just wrote a pretty smart essay on the re-marriage of science and culture studies after a long period of opposition. (Hasn’t posted it, yet. Link to come.) He asked a few of us for comments to begin his online discussion. I thought I’d pass on my contribution. This blog-thing is […]   read more »

Hey, everyone. Today is the beta-launch of the new, constructed mostly by webmaster Dan Sieradski. It’s been a long time coming, but simplicity can be difficult. A lot has happened over the past few months. I’m still in the final throes of finishing my book, Nothing Sacred, so I’m not going to be posting […]   read more »