Here's his silly eugenics article: http://edge.org/response-detail/23838
Here's a rebuttal: http://eastasiastudent.net/china/edge-org-chinese-eugenics-rubbish/
Crap like this is why I don't read The Edge. Prefer Bono.
How seriously can you take any academic who has "evolutionary" in the name of his research specialty yet believes in the Paleo diet?
Paleo aficionados on the internet also have problems with misogyny and other such things. http://paleodrama.tumblr.com/tagged/misogyny Of course, this does not really distinguish them from internet communities in general, so, like, you know, whatever.
Still digging the Eleanor Friedberger album.
Still digging Adventure Time. C'mon, grab your friends.
Then again, perhaps he is simply voicing the latent fact of academic life that, you know, people who don't fit a certain model get discriminated against. e.g., http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2013/06/female_academics_pay_a_heavy_baby_penalty.html
I don't know where our air conditioning unit is. We're the middle unit of a three-unit building, and I can see the AC units of the outside units, but I don't see mine when I walk the perimeter. I know we have a functional central AC, though, because I could turn it on if I wanted and I've seen the impact on my electrical bill. Those suckers are running their ACs right now. So many kWh down the drain...
Gotta do work or something.
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