Links for November 4th

Childhood vaccines, autism and the dangers of group think Wallace has run smack into an abiding, perhaps growing, phenomenon of the Internet Age: Citizens armed with information are sure they…

Links for September 17th

BBC looks to copy protect content BBC plans to encrypt Freeview HD data have come under fire from critics, who say it will effectively copyright free BBC content. Under plans…

Links for September 1st

British plan to tackle asteroids A team of British scientists are developing plans for a spacecraft that could stop large asteroids from destroying the Earth. The 10 tonne “gravity tractor”…

Links for July 6th

Coffee ‘may reverse Alzheimer’s’ Drinking five cups of coffee a day could reverse memory problems seen in Alzheimer’s disease, US scientists say. The Florida research, carried out on mice, also…

Links for April 27th

Giving It Away The thing about an e-book is that it's a social object. It wants to be copied from friend to friend, beamed from a Palm (nasdaq: PALM –…

Links for April 10th

To Newspaper Moguls: You Blew It The Newspaper Association of America is meeting in San Diego this week and they’re preaching up at their own choir loft with angry, self-righteous…

Links for April 7th

The amorality of the faithful Rabbi Avi Shafran is a columnist who, to my mind, represents the very worst of religious dogma. He often writes about “morality”, bemoaning the horrid…

Links for March 30th

Women told: ‘You have dishonoured your family, please kill yourself’ When Elif’s father told her she had to kill herself in order to spare him from a prison sentence for…

Links for March 17th

Minister won’t confirm belief in evolution Canada’s science minister, the man at the centre of the controversy over federal funding cuts to researchers, won’t say if he believes in evolution….