November 12, 2008

Dan Gardner on fear

Posted in Behaviour, Society at 06:35 by graham

In the prologue to The Science of Fear, by Daniel Gardner (published as ‘Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear’ in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada), which I have just started reading, as he talks about the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States:

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November 11, 2008

Plebis.Net. Speak your mind.

Posted in Society, Software at 02:34 by graham

I have just launched Plebis.net. It’s a wall on the Internet you can write on, for all to see.

You can write anything you want. There’s no censor and nothing is recorded, so feel free to scream shout and wail. Tell the world how you feel. Get it off your chest. Go on, it’s good for you. Head over to Plebis.net, and say something!