Search Results: attention
12 Sep 2008: Attention Seattle (and everyone else)
Meta: · 9 comments
For those of you who don't actually read any other ScienceBlogs (hi, Mom): We're approaching the one meeeellionth comment here at the ScienceBorg! This means there's a contest! If you submit a comment with a valid email address between... um, whenever the ...
22 Jul 2008: Attention New York City
Meta: · 4 comments
The chip in my head (the nice doctors at Seed installed one when I signed up for this blog) is all a-twitter. That means it's almost time to make my way, slack-jawed and drooling with my arms groping vaguely about the space in front of me, all the way acro ...
12 Aug 2006: How To Grab Google’s Attention
Meta: search requests · 10 comments
I admit, I am hopelessly addicted to my own site logs, especially to the tracks of the 60% or so of my visitors who arrive here via Google search (and, to a lesser extent, other search engines - but Google traffic wins out by nearly two orders of magnitude ...
5 Aug 2004: Attention RSS Infidels
Meta: · no comments
I've fixed the mysteriously-breaks-everything space at the front of the RSS+comments feed. And there's also shiny xml for the photoblog, not that I've taken any pictures lately. That is all. ----- ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... I will be doing a bigger batch next year, with better attention to filtering early in the process. Last but not least, I've been ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... using reputable field guides, dichotomous keys, and paying attention to botanically relevant traits beyond just leaf shape, sorting out the carrots isn't so bad. If you pay attention to them over the course of a growing season, the differences between ...
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... I guess pragmatism in communication wins out over careful attention to cultural subtext. As communication goes, though, this form of ...
19 Feb 2009: Earth Scientists on Stamps
Human Fuzzies, Science: darwin, milankovitch, philately, richter, science in pop culture, stamps · 13 comments
... stupid Web Eleventy-Point-Oh jibber-jabber service, pay no attention. If you are an Eleventy-Point-Oh sort of person, though, perhaps you ...
20 Jan 2009: What Does it Mean to “Learn Science”?
Meta, Science, Teaching: edutainment, unfinished drafts · 2 comments
... an answer to that question on a timescale similar to the attention span of your audience. For blogs, that's at least once per ...
13 Jan 2009: Have We Really Reached “Peak Water”?
Aimless: · 12 comments
... somewhat patient with people who use "Peak X" as a hip and attention-grabbing way to indicate that Commodity X is in short supply, and I ...
31 Dec 2008: Geological Predictions for 2009
Aimless: · 13 comments
... about "guerilla gorillas", but quickly turn their attentions back to the ongoing Congressional investigations into whether or not ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... who reside in this particular teapot and have been paying attention to the tempest find it confusing and irrelevant.) On another tangent ...
5 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 6 comments
... it. Yeah, it's got a lot of gender. It's kind of awful. Attention, Southern California! On November 13 you will have the exciting honor ...
30 Jun 2008: Tunguskatennial
Aimless: · no comments
... that this wasn't a case of smashing-from-space. Scientific attention has turned towards the details of the impact: Was Lake Cheko a result ...
Science: · 14 comments
... exactly the same. When I made all these graphs, I paid no attention to this whatsoever. It's a bit like trying to figure out how many "1 ... mostly moment magnitudes. If you don't pay close attention to the magnitude scale you are using, you will find that earthquakes ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
... and Plutoids Everyone likes Mars, which means everyone's attention is on Phoenix and its oven. At the Planetary Society blog, Emily ...
Human Fuzzies: architecture, Arts and Crafts movement, craigslist · 1 comment
... handcrafted stone or woodwork? Or anything that displays attention to detail and respect for the skill of the artisans who built the ...
2 Apr 2008: Geology Jargon Ripe for Zombie Re-Animation
Aimless: · 26 comments
... want to work in a field where McPhee's lingering, poetic attentions are discarded for the clinical decisiveness of "titanite". For every ...
29 Feb 2008: Focus is a Renewable Resource
Aimless: · 5 comments
... keep noticing my breath I have to repeat the choice to pay attention. Over and over and over. Focusing on work doesn't come as naturally ... Most of the time, though, I can repeat the choice to pay attention. Over and over and over. I don't know if these every-five-minute vow ...
31 Dec 2007: Year in Review
Meta: clip show · no comments
Here, Have a Clip Show Post I Really Wanted More Comments On: What would you name as "science world heritage" sites? - Good science heritage sites should force us to consider the process of science, in addition to its results and historical characters. ...
17 Dec 2007: Aaand, the rest of AGU
Science: american geophysical union, underwear · 7 comments
... opposite theory from mine. However, I got a bit of media attention (which also went well), and I am looking forward to the luxurious ...
Science, Whimsy: american geophysical union, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, science journalism · 20 comments
... which AGU abstracts will get the most mainstream media attention. I'm working on my own list (though restricted to stories from the ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... inside our heads functions primarily as a way to divert attention from all the real social problems outside our heads... well, I would ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... seen almost always invoke a change of focus - I shift my attention to her feet, or scroll up and down, others look at her hands or to ... illusions, but after listening a couple times and paying attention to the overtones, I could hear the second pair of tones in the other ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... and there will likely be enough that is new to hold your attention. The Mismeasure of Woman - Carol Tavris. I started this book ...
29 Aug 2007: Another Year Older, Another Year Fartier
Whimsy: kids today · 5 comments
... videos. The space program has never really caught their attention except in disasters. - I know, I know, minus 80 billion geek ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... and was too distracted by wondering about boobiez to pay attention to the science, etc. Presumably the reviewer would vehemently deny ...
27 Jul 2006: Coming Down from the Link Rush
Links, Meta: anti-racism, blog carnivals, doing science, erase racism, NASA, panta rei, race in science, racism · 1 comment
... on your perspective), though perhaps it was just spillover attention from my housemate's friend's fabulous book idea and not a sudden ...
Politics: anti-Semitism, Christian hegemony, zombies · 4 comments
... thinking going on there. I don't think I should draw attention to a 21st-century American pogrom for fear of offending Christians? ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... at Whole Foods; they don't sell the soulless hybrids. Attention Bay Area neopagans, animists and generic mystic crystal flakes: I'm ...
26 May 2006: Friday Cat Blogging: Holy Shit I Have Cats!
Personal: cats, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing · no comments
... taciturn shelter kitty. Anyway, here's Phoebe, the Feline Attention Whore: Unfortunately, I don't have any good shots of her sitting ... as much time as possible outside and is much less of an attention whore when she's in. My camera, you see, has been acting up. But, ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... blog, good writing is what usually attracts and holds my attention. The message is important, but I'll eventually get frustrated and ...
13 Jan 2006: Rehydrated AGU
Science, Teaching: american geophysical union, conference blogging, mass communication, science journalism · no comments
... Answer: no. But curious bloggers wanna know: does Internet attention improve citation statistics? *First time I typed it: the poopular ...
13 Sep 2005: The Devil Is In
Aimless, Meta, Personal: beer, blogtinkery, en français, Internet friends, pirates · 3 comments
... comprehension of mumbly French is not what it used to be. Attention, hommes du Maroc! Quand vous essayez de faire la connaissance d'une ...
9 May 2005: Deconstructing Teh Funnay
Politics: offensive humor, rhetorical tactics · 9 comments
... Rhetoric of Blog Humor, which amount to tricks for calling attention to the punchline. Because if you have to think about it, to sort out ... Barry does this too (only he uses parentheses to draw your attention to the funny BIG NUMBERS! Or DIRE CONSEQUENCES! or BOOGERS!) - but ...
4 May 2005: California Senate Bill 5: Freedom is Coming!
Politics: academic freedom, California politics · 4 comments
... students with dissenting sources and viewpoints. Attention humanities and social science professors! I will be happy (for a ...
Politics: lifestyles of the privileged minority, masculinity · 11 comments
... don't know that this is such a bad thing. It's good to pay attention to problems with culture and embodiedness and blah blah blah, so I ...
Meta, Personal: academia, Announcements · 11 comments
... efficiently. Sometimes they clearly haven't been paying attention to: Seismology. Statistics. I'm still working out the ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... scared that once she invites a little bit of attention, she'll lose the ability to put a stop to it, and she'll be ... decide not to stop following you around in hopes of more attention" ... I'm not sure that they serve such different rhetorical ... lest I be seen as inviting too much of the wrong kind of attention, and perhaps get myself into real trouble. (How many men have spent ...
1 Feb 2005: Ownership Society
Personal: capitalism sucks, money, public radio · 7 comments
... entails, of course, giving them money and then not paying attention to what they do with it. Oh yeah I feel the power of ownership ...
6 Dec 2004: An N Things Post: N=2, Politics
Links, Politics: gender, US party politics, USDA · no comments
... something sparklingly witty or even just a few moments of attention. But no one seems to be very excited about the USDA, so it's been ...
2 Dec 2004: Thanksgiving Food Review
Food, Personal: cranberry sauce, pie, recipes, thanksgiving · 4 comments
... apricot brandy taste was too strong. With a little more attention to chemistry, it would have made a splendid topping for vanilla ice ...
20 Oct 2004: AAA Pays Off
Personal: American Automobile Association, driving, jalopies · 2 comments
... done one of those N-point safety inspections. Or paid more attention to my dashboard light, the one that says "brake" that's usually for ... but you know how dashboard lights are, always wanting attention like a fucking whiny puppy. Hell, snapped brake lines are what ...
5 Oct 2004: Endorsements for Los Angeles Judicial Offices
Politics: endorsements, local elections, Los Angeles · 4 comments
... it turns out, LACBA confirmed my initial estimation. Maybe attention to questionnaires is a reasonable proxy for commitment to public ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... jokes and internal references. Wheedling attention from other people whose readership is uniformly well-reasoned and ...
31 Aug 2004: Citizens Don’t Let Citizens Watch the RNC
Politics: civic duties, political tactics · 6 comments
... and Harrison are both feeling somehow obliged to pay attention to the Republican National Convention, or barf trying. Nonsense, I ...
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... why these prompts are not worth even 5 minutes of my attention would take far longer than the 45 minutes allotted. Anyway, I've already made a substantial ($120) statement that my attention is worthless in comparison to the judgment of the all-seeing, ...
23 Mar 2004: Imaginary Robot Pathos
Whimsy: · no comments
... row, so I can quickly scan for points that require further attention. When I mark duplicates with things like BLAAAARH or ZUT ALORS!! I ...
8 Feb 2004: Narrative Coherence Can Suck A…
Human Fuzzies, Links: · no comments
... convince a solid multinational distribution network to pay attention. Meanwhile, the kiss of NAFTA is all it takes for scrappy lil' Pe ...
22 Jan 2004: Three-Coffee Morning
Personal: dreams · no comments
... I'm not even one of his supporters. Must. Stop. Paying. Attention. To. ...
21 Nov 2003: That’s So 1986
Science: · no comments
... to the K-T boundary in order to attract the public's attention shall play the bottommost ...
22 Aug 2003: But You Still Have Two Kidneys, Scott!
Politics: California politics, criminals, media politics, organ donation, political tactics · 2 comments
... pet issues thrown in, the media were not paying enough attention to his pet issue. Quitter! Scott Davis's pet issue was organ ...
5 Aug 2003: Mandatory Events
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
Attention, residents of Tempe AZ, Albuquerque NM, Somewhere-In-OK, and Lavalia IL: ...
2 Jul 2003: eTextWhore
Meta: · 2 comments
... me draw your attention to the elegant, intelligent text ad in the side bar. I'm ...
17 Apr 2002: surface learning
Teaching: · 8 comments
... hall are looking back at you. If you want me to pay attention in lecture, try not speaking in such a fucking monotone. Dear Other ...
7 Apr 2002: Review Time!
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, writing · 5 comments
Today, in honor of Rasmus and the peer-to-peer review project [broken link deleted], we (the royal editorial we) will be slicing up Magickal Musings, to see what's inside. Part I - Design Immediately, we were impressed by the butterfly, and the fact that ...
10 Mar 2002: Much Ado About
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... Or, for me to reward the sharing of your thoughts with attention and enthusiasm, you must be willing to do the same. I object to ... expect it to improve shortly. No need to keep throwing attention or other social valuables after an under-performer. I have few ...
7 Mar 2002: Try Optimism
Personal: · no comments
... of doing so? I read the little brochures, and see: Some attention to your thoughts and a few simple exercises to change some thoughts ...
26 Jan 2002: People At My School
Teaching: learning, mathematics, seismology · no comments
... of my professors lectures in a style which demands close attention, and expects us to take an active role and ask lots of questions so ...
11 Jan 2002: Flamingo Lips
Personal: blue sky, cult movement, embouchure, paying attention, peach, trumpet-playing, writing style · no comments
... by geography: when I was in Denmark, I paid more attention to detail, because details were often completely bizarre and ... patriotism, small things here don't call themselves to my attention, and so I've been ignoring rather a lot of them. Since I'm happiest ...
11 Nov 2001: s-tog til hundige
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... got such an unpopular taste in music I've begun to pay attention to all the other people going to concerts alone, and they all seem to ...
6 Nov 2001: things about busses
Meta, Personal: boots, maps, weather · no comments
... I do it when I walk too but it's not so easy to pay attention then. So tonight I tried standing more towards the inside of my feet, ...
20 Aug 2001: please, please
Human Fuzzies: Danish, language quirks, manners · no comments
... though, I suspect that this is something I should pay attention to. Particularly when I'm in social settings in a completely new ...
13 Aug 2001: aha! an American!
Human Fuzzies, Personal: Danish, tourism · no comments
... me directions to the airport. I'm almost flattered at the attention, and would be genuinely pleased if my super-Dane-o-matic camoflauge ...
26 Jul 2001: Red Pop and Hans Kirk’s The Fishermen
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, pop · 21 comments
... tomorrow, while I'm cleaning ovens, is to pay particular attention to the quality of my vowels, and see if I notice anything interesting ...