Archive for April, 2011


Denial Is Not Just a River in Egypt – 19. April, 2011

I realize this article is ultimately unpersuasive, for reasons explained in the article, but I find it interesting nonetheless:

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

Keep this in mind when you’re arguing with a friend who is taking seemingly irrational positions…

Posted in Cognition, General

How Much Longer? – 19. April, 2011

Oracle gives up on OpenOffice after community forks the project

So, how much longer will it take to fork MySQL? And how long after that will Oracle abandon it?

(h/t ArsTechnica)