No top billing today – just an array of interesting links.
All of us may someday teach a computer to be smarter than…well…all of us.
There’s actually quite a few bizarre, experimental, weapons of this period that never quite made it to the “big time” without a military-industrial complex to push square pegs into round holes.
Tom argues that the Osirak option is not going to work with Iran and we need to jump down the road to a different dynamic.
Progresive Historians (Robert Ellman) – “An Interview With Iranian Expert and Journalist Barbara Slavin”
Thought this fit well with Tom’s aticle above as Slavin has a new book on Iranian-American relations out. I need to expand on my comment about Mosadegh that I left there sometime later today.
Shane puts on his particle physicist’s cap and tackles John Robb’s latest work in progress on resilient communities
COIN by a Soviet proxy state intervening in another state.
Featuring a Kurzweill link.
The author of The Bell Curve and Losing Ground joins the growing conservative activist chorus against No Child Left Behind. Hat tip to The Fourthcheckraise.
Bruce calls for a seamless garment conservatism.
A grab-bag on the sherpas and mule-drivers of Black Globalization.
Quadrant Magazine -“Will China Fail?”
Book review. Hat tip to Lexington Green.