Who would you like to play the Doctor next, especially if the Doctor regenerated into a female body for the first time? What actresses do you think could pull it off?
The Painted Kipper: Reith, the BBC, Facing Modernity – full download now available
Editor’s Note: Earlier this year, S&R ran a five-part series on Lord John Reith, the iconic architect of modern broadcasting in the UK. The series, authored by the University of Colorado’s Dr. Michael […]
Nota Bene #120: Crazy Ivan
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #100: Il Planetario di Figaro
Wow, 100 issues of Nota Bene! Props to Russ for helping me for a while with this nifty little S&R feature. Never mind all that now, let’s get on with this issue. […]
Does Rupert Murdoch have an Internet strategy?
As a follow-on to Dr. Denny’s post on Rupert Murdoch way back on 29 August, there have been further developments worth noting in this space. There has been a flurry of headlines […]
Black swans, butterfly effects, terrorist detectors and marketing research: we don't know nearly as much as we think we do
Prediction is a big, big business these days, and even those of us who aren’t explicitly in the prediction business probably do all we can to make sense of the future. For […]
Nota Bene #86: Blog Post Go Boom
I learned something new today
Grasping for salvation
Remember the last year, when Big 3 executives went pleading for salvation in Washington? Of course you do, and you probably remember the Southern politicians telling them to shove it because the […]
How to use physics to make yourself look good
Back in August, the UK government administration (collectively known as Whitehall) was criticized by Members of Parliament for failing to meet their own carbon emission targets. On September 15, UK Cabinet Office […]
Hobbits, wizards, and storm troopers: the future of fan art
by Josh Catone This past weekend saw the online release of the first non-spoof, fan-created film set in the Lord of the Rings universe. That by itself is fairly unremarkable, but a […]