Tuesday, September 25, 2007

The 6th Anniversary of $9.11

So, when I saw this a couple of weeks ago, it struck me as a rather weak C&G --- being a relatively by-the-numbers exercise in cynicism compared to the more inventive stuff the strip's creator otherwise produces.

However, today I see this and realize that Dorothy had it right all along.

Monday, September 17, 2007

C. Shalizi on Iraq, econophysics

Further evidence that C. Shalizi's blog, however infrequently updated, is essential reading:

After reading a few of Cosma's essays, any person of merely ordinary erudition must wonder how he finds the time to know as much as he does. As it happens, he has a section of his FAQ devoted to this subject, and the price is steep. On the margin, however, I suspect many people would benefit from becoming slightly more like Cosma.