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Blog for Darwin: on Mass Extinctions

Happy Darwin Day! If you are reading this then you probably do not need an introduction to Charles Darwin, the importance of his work, how his theory of evolution by natural selection shaped modern Biology. Or if you do, I bet there are plenty of posts in today’s blogswarm that will address this. There is […]

I’ve been slashdotted!

Slashdot article: Every man is an island (of Bacteria)

Genetic Algorithms

XKCD appeals to my geeky humor side. Also, as a staunch Pythoneer, I cherish the occasional Python reference. To complete the trifecta, I just saw T2 for the umptieth time two days ago.

Blog for Darwin

I just went to Shirley Wu’s blog and found this. Apparently February 12-15, 2009 there will be a Blog for Darwin blogswarm, in honor of his 200th birthday and 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species (First time I hear this term, blogswarm; not sure if I like it). I wrote […]

Hello, world!

Well, the default WordPress title for the first blog post is “Hello, world!” I should probably leave it at that. “Hello, world!” is a phrase that for decades has been associated with learning something new; at least in computer programing circles. Customarily, the first program you try to write when learning a new programming language […]