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Academics behaving badly… #anthropology

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Will toil for sustenance…

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Blog post takedown at Johns Hopkins; NSA and its chilling effect

Okay, I’m way late to this party. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/10/nsa-matthew-green-takedown-blog-post-johns-hopkins Only comment I have; Unsurprising, scary as hell and we will see more and more of this.  War of attrition in the war of position…

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The Star System and Science… Harmful Myths and all that

Nature is a staggeringly good journal. 99% of it is several thousand feet above my head (so, totally unlike life, then). But the quality of the journalism is as good as the science, and there is this from the 3rd … Continue reading

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Your handy diaspora article checklist, or “Games academics play”

Oh, such cynicism in one so young  old….

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