One of my heroes, Garr Reynolds (of Presentation Zen fame), recently wrote about a profile on one of his heroes, legendary biologist Edward O. Wilson. At 83, the scientist is still active in the field — not just the field of science, but he is literally still doing field work in remote countries. Science Friday … Continue reading To Be A Good Scientist, You Also Have To Be A Good Storyteller
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Ars Technica summed it up nicely: Righthaven, the Las Vegas operation that sought to turn newspaper article copyright lawsuits into a business model, can now slap a date on its death certificate: May 9, 2013. This morning, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on the two Righthaven appeals that could have given … Continue reading The Troll is Dead! Goodbye Righthaven.
Pro Tip: When the bag of coffee in the store says "Kona Blend" or "Jamaica Blue Mountain Blend" or something similar, chances are that up to 90% or more of the actual coffee is something else. The Vons/Safeway chain recently settled a lawsuit brought on by an unhappy consumer over the contents of a "Kona … Continue reading On coffee, quality, and integrity
From the San Diego 6 News Desk: District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis Friday announced a $3.3 million settlement of a civil consumer protection action against three tuna-packing companies over the amount of tuna in cans. Wait, what? Tuna is often packed in water, oil and vegetable broth, and the amount of tuna relative to additional ingredients … Continue reading Rest easy: Tuna can lawsuit finally settled…