URLs

List from September 1, 2008

http://compling.ai.uiuc.edu/rws/newindex/cm.html

Richard Sproat’s visit to the Creation Museum in Kentucky

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Word_games

Word games

http://tao-game.dimension17.com/

Set

http://www.clarkvision.com/imagedetail/eye-resolution.html

http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/08/business/cameras.php

A human eye’s effective resolution is 300M-500M pixels

http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/family/08/27/gifted.kids/index.html

Is your kid really gifted? Probably not

http://www.golf.com/golf/tours_news/article/0,28136,1836650,00.html

The LPGA’s arrogance (”new rule requiring players to speak English”)

http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/08/27/lw.help.im.turning.into.my.mom/index.html

Are you like your mother?

http://www.imeem.com

Social network of songs

http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc/project.cfm?id=612

Mapping the Human ‘Diseasome’

http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/373142739/article.pl

Solving sudoku using Debian’s package dependency manager

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DecisionScienceNews/~3/364909632/

GET A FEELING FOR ACCIDENTAL SIGNIFICANCE

http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/373727543/article.pl

Ray Bradbury at 88

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/321/5885/15

Peer review

http://thedata.org/

The dataverse

http://insidehighered.com/news/2008/08/20/dual

Dual careers in academia

http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/08/18/god.vs.doctors.ap/index.html

God vs. doctors

http://iol6.linguistics-bg.com/

http://iol6.linguistics-bg.com/problems.php

http://iol6.linguistics-bg.com/results.php

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=442

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112073&org=NSF

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=498

The International Linguistics Olympiad

http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2008/07/varian_on_techn.html

Hal Varian

http://www.math.ufl.edu/misc/hlrules.html

The Hardy-Littlewood Axioms of Collaboration

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-07/uom-sfi072208.php

Security flaws in online banking sites found to be widespread

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/20/business/20debt.html

Given a Shovel, Americans Dig Deeper Into Debt

http://www.movingimagesource.us/

Moving image source

http://michaelnielsen.org/blog/?p=448

Building a better collective memory

http://chronicle.com/temp/email2.php?id=rbtqvrrqzGNnwdftbTqWxk4ZqvpQn4xc

Access to Online Journals Reduces Breadth of Citations, Study Finds

http://www.siliconvalley.com/news/ci_9919746?source=email

Chinese take lead from UC-Berkeley in producing Ph.D. hopefuls

http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/336442220/article.pl

Fallout From the Fall of CAPTCHAs

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulgarian_language

Bulgarian Language

http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2008/moneymag/0807/gallery.bplive_topearners.moneymag/index.html

The 25 top earning towns

http://money.cnn.com/2008/07/28/real_estate/another_home_price_dip/index.htm?iref=topnews

Home prices drop record 15.8%