These are my links for 31st of August through 11th of November:
- kperch: An absence of malice
The editor of the Leicester Mercury explains some of the difficulties in having a sincere but sceptical investigation of some local businesses.
- Universities are not there to spoon-feed | AC Grayling | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Mandelson seems to have confused quantity with quality in higher education.
- Drinks Company + PR Firm + Enthusiastic Undergraduate = Massive Hangover for Universities
Dr Petra Boynton is always fantastic, but with this post she’s particularly fantastic. There’s a lot more to worry about with a bad formula press release than the nonsensical maths.
- One of the best things to happen in human history
Steve Muhlberger records the anniversary of one of the most optimistic periods of history.
- Tutorials this term
Erin considers the importance of formative assessment, and struggles with being too darn popular.
- Witchcraft in Ancient Greece
Gary Corby’s intrduction to the presence of withcraft in the ancient world
- Ancient Torc Necklace Has Been Unearthed
Pic App has a series of photos of the ancient necklace. Is it really a stunning find or just all torc? Sadly I won’t have time to blog on this.
- Building a Religion: The Rock Art Evidence
More on rock art in the SW. I really need to read some better stuff on Greek art and see if there’s some useful cross-over in approaches.
- Opensourcing Photography: The Frankencamera DSLR | Heritage Key
An open source camera might open a space for meaningfully comparing different photos for archaeology — and any other image-based disciplines.
- Speaking of Arizona
Gambler’s House has more news on the criminal investigations in the American Southwest, this time in Arizona.