Philip Ball certainly has a way with words.
A lovely interactive demonstration of evolution, based on the original code Richard Dawkins used for Climbing Mount Improbable.
Thoughts on artificial intelligence, computation and complexity.
Wonderful musings from Matt on meeting the emerging machine intelligence halfway.
You'll need to use Instapaper/Readability/Safari Reader to make it legible, but this conversation is well worth reading. Now I want to get those books.
Matt Ridley's new book sounds like a corker.
Conway's Game of Life executed using the canvas element.
To counter the creationists' lists of "scientists who doubt evolution" here's a list of scientists named Steve who support Darwin's theory. (via Steven Pinker's Q&A after a lecture last week)
A blog devoted entirely to reshelving books in their correct categories in bookstores, specifically the science and religion categories. I approve.
The Dunbar number gets bandied about a lot in conversations about social networks these days. Here's the original paper that shows the research behind the oft-misused term.
A profile of Will Wright. I'm really looking forward to hearing him speak at SXSW this year.
Brilliant! I need to get some sticker paper so I can print out this picture and put it on my laptop.
Spore fascinates me. It looks like the kind of thing that could change gaming forever.
Seeing a full-grown wasp crawl out of a roach suddenly makes those Alien movies look pretty derivative.
Podcasting has an anthem.