I've Been Busy. Here Are Some Links.

Yes, April has been on of my busiest months in years, so I haven’t had time to write as much as I would like.

May will be all kinds of awesome.

In the interim, here are some links I crafted, just for you.

Meet the Web’s 10 most hated people.

That one should be pretty self explanatory.

I’m loving aliens instead

Robbie Williams disappeared from view at the end of 2006. Since then, he has become obsessed with UFOs and extraterrestrials. To gather evidence, he and Jon Ronson headed deep into the Nevada desert

On December 18 2006, Robbie Williams played the last of 59 stadium shows in a row, announced he was going to spend Christmas at his home in Los Angeles, and then basically disappeared. He was hardly seen at all in 2007. He briefly checked into rehab. He spent quite a bit of time hiking and playing football (he owns a football pitch on Mulholland Drive). Then he stopped hiking and playing football. His record company, EMI, announced he had no plans to release an album in 2008. Today he unexpectedly calls me to ask if I want to go with him to the desert in Nevada to meet UFO abductees.

Cognitive Dissonance in Monkeys – The Monty Hall Problem

The Monty Hall Problem has struck again, and this time it’s not merely embarrassing mathematicians. If the calculations of a Yale economist are correct, there’s a sneaky logical fallacy in some of the most famous experiments in psychology.

Visualizing Viruses

Most people want to avoid spam and viruses, which is exactly why MIT Media Lab’s grad student Alex Dragulescu spins the net’s detritus into art.

9 Common Idioms That Come from Technology

Again, straightforward.

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