You know you’ve struck a nerve when people start researching you.
Category Archive: Blogkeeping
Nov 08 2011
Nov 02 2011
Let’s talk pseudonymity, anonymity, and ethics.
Oct 13 2011
Really, I love this place.
Oct 01 2011
We’re takin’ aboard a new crew, we are.
Sep 26 2011
It’s been a long, busy weekend visiting friends. I held a 4,000-year-old cuneiform tablet in my hand and touched 600-year-old vellum. I also got one of the best birthday presents of my life. Congratulations on lapping the sun once more. Though I’m sure you didn’t put any direct effort into it, you’ve managed to make …
Sep 01 2011
After four-plus years of blogging independently (and as part of a group blog), I’ve been thinking for a while that it was time to join a blog network. While I’ve been invited to join elsewhere, it probably won’t surprise you to find my new home is at Freethought Blogs. Even before the rumors of its …
Aug 31 2011
Welcome to the new home of Almost Diamonds. If you’re reading the blog for the first time, the old home is here. I also blogged for a time at Quiche Moraine and guest posted at Greg Laden’s Blog, Sex in the Public Square, the Scientific American guest blog, and the Journal of Are You Fucking …
Jun 21 2011
I’ll let you in on a little secret: No one reads this blog. Well, that’s not quite true. The people who read this blog aren’t anything like “no one.” There just aren’t very many of them. To put this in perspective, last Thursday night I wrote a blog post regarding a ridiculous letter published in …
Oct 06 2010
Life is still busy. Yesterday and today are the Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. This is an annual event, coinciding with the announcement of the winners of the year’s Nobel Prizes, pulling together a number of scientists to talk about a particular topic. This year is “Making Food Good.” Next …
Aug 26 2009
Don’t ask me how a decidedly landlocked blog, in name and location, will manage to host the decidedly nautical Carnival of the Elitist Bastards this weekend, but it will. Actually, you can ask, and I even have something cool planned. I’m just not going to tell you what it is. To quote the admiral: Aye, …