Genes

Who Are We?

Who Are We?

May 07 2009

The human conceit that we are the masters of our own destinies may be one of those hard-wired illusions which served an adaptive function in

Uncategorized

How the Jews Got Their Smarts (and Other Adventures in Biohistory)

How the Jews Got Their Smarts (and Other Adventures in Biohistory)

Feb 23 2009

Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending examine the interaction between civilization and evolution, and in the process smash to pieces the Blank Slate hypothesis.  150 years

Diversity

Human input vs. human inputs

Human input vs. human inputs

Jan 22 2009

I recently read Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century by Jeffry A. Frieden.  As in many books in this genre the

History

The Limits of Certitude

The Limits of Certitude

Jan 12 2009

Interacting with people in the sciences over my life one of the major issues I have noticed is an extreme hubris when it comes to