Tag Archives: Science

Is Systems Development an Art or a Science?

Tim Bryce asked: This is an important question which is ultimately at the heart of a lot of the problems in systems and software development. There is one camp that believes development to be an art form requiring free-spirited creative types of people, and another camp believing it to be a science ... ... Read More

The Score Card of the Two Sciences Compared

Andrew asked: Taking a closer look at a thorough comparison made by the author of the article between the factors able to highlight the difference between the two fields of knowledge, we may clear up that there exist at least three conclusive advantages of the natural sciences as compared to the so ... ... Read More

The Chimp Chat: Are Humans more rational then animals-Chimps

In this case, then, animals are more rational than we are. Whereas we’re willing to lose a couple bucks so that the other guy gets punished for his inequitable offer, chimps only act according to what will guarantee them the most … Original post:  The Chimp Chat: Are Humans more rationa ... ... Read More

Health Care for Illegal Immigrants? 'Simply Not True,' Says Obama …

Callers to the Michael Smerconish’s radio show on Thursday fought through their nerves to ask President Obama about the nuts and bolts of health care. Read more from the original source: Health Care for Illegal Immigrants? 'Simply Not True,' Says Obama … ... ... Read More

Welcome Entertainment Weekly readers to Physics Today – Physics …

Physics Today: In one of the first examples of embedding a video player into a print magazine, the US television network CBS has paid Entertainment Weekly to play a 40-minute video in the 18 September issue. Ironically the ad mentioned … Go here to read the rest: Welcome Entertainment Weekly r ... ... Read More

The Volokh Conspiracy – Bogus Claims About Health Care Proposals …

The debate over health care legislation reminds me of the debate over the USA Patriot Act back in 2001 (albeit with the politics more or less flipped). In both cases, the legislation was very technical and difficult for a non-expert to … More:  The Volokh Conspiracy – Bogus Claims About ... ... Read More

Anderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive – Man blames science for nearly …

His conviction hinged on what he calls “junk science .” In 1989, Barnes was convicted of raping and strangling to death 16-year-old Kimberly Simon on the evening of Sept. 18, 1985, in Marcy, N.Y. Read the original here:  Anderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive – Man blames science for nearly & ... ... Read More

The Midtown Games

Friday, August 14th at 1pm marked the opening event of the Midtown Games : Olympics, and was attended primarily by the city’s punch-drunk, heat-stroked interns. With the blare of a foghorn the crowd closed in like a shield, trumpets sang … View post:  The Midtown Games ... ... Read More

Archaeology of China in Science

Archaeology of China in Science . … Original post: Archaeology of China in Science ... ... Read More

PlayStation LifeStyle » PlayStation Home Adds Universal Feature

With the newest update to PlayStation Home , 1.3, a new, and much wanted feature, will finally be implemented. Go here to see the original: PlayStation LifeStyle » PlayStation Home Adds Universal Feature ... ... Read More