Archive: August 2012

Bill Nye demonstrates how not to persuade a creationist (August 29, 2012)

Bill Nye (“The Science Guy”) tries to explain to creationists why they shouldn’t pass this belief along to their kids. I would use this video as an example of how scientists and advocates for science should not communicate with the public

Twitter teaches a new generation of developers why proprietary platforms suck (August 17, 2012)

Upset about Twitter’s API changes? You’ve just learned one of the oldest lessons in tech: proprietary platforms are dangerous things to build on

Amazon Cloud Player and scan-and-match (August 1, 2012)

Amazon makes peace with the music labels