Intelligent Design

Those nasty intelligent design creationists — if you can’t neutralize ’em, kill ’em

In case you missed it at the Cannes Film Festival: Directed and co-scripted by British documentary-maker James Marsh, The King is a fascinating psychological drama that puts the boot into the delusions, hypocrisy and cruelty of American Christian fundamentalism. In his first English-speaking role, charismatic Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal plays 21-year-old Elvis, son of Read More…

Intelligent Design

The Information Revolution

Ironically, ancient wisdom, much of it presumably discredited by modern science, is making a comeback and vindicating itself. Consider that living matter was once thought to be fundamentally different than non-living matter. This idea was presumably discredited with the discovery of the chemical synthesis of urea (http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5905): Urea is of major historical significance. It was Read More…

Intelligent Design

Information-Theoretic Conjecture — $1000 Cash Prize

This problem has been resolved by a professor of mathematics. The solution is elegant. The contest is closed. I love the Internet! –WmAD /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\ I’m offering the first person who completely resolves the following conjecture $1000 cash. I need a complete error-free proof and I need to be able to use it in my writings Read More…

Adminstrative

[administrative] Spam Attack

In the last 48 hours we’ve had almost 1000 comments attempt to be posted from sources in Europe (“Ripe Network” ISP in Amsterdam to be precise). They’re all promoting different kinds of insurance. This is at least an order of magnitude greater than the normal rate of spam (for perspective we’ve only had 10,000 spam Read More…