Links to People I Know

Katie is interviewing Jessica at 8 pm EDT tonight. Go listen, and feel free to call in.

Peter Woit has a long thread about the Navier-Stokes equations, which turn out to be still unsolved. Penny Smith withdrew her preprint after discovering an egregious error.

Via 3QD: the Lancet has a new study about Iraqi civilian casualties, concluding that there have been 650,000 excess deaths since the invasion. Unlike the previous study, this one has a halfway sane 95% confidence interval, 390-640k (as opposed to 8-194k). This includes Iraqis killed due to poor security rather than just Iraqis killed by the coalition, but it subtracts the background number of Iraqis killed by Saddam and the sanctions.

Via Feministing: Celina interviews Frederick Lane, author of The Decency Wars.

5 Responses to Links to People I Know

  1. Kian says:

    Yes, feel free to call in and not get passed the production manager who will inform you that it’s not a call in show. 😛

  2. Kian says:

    Jess and I are reschedualing. …She’s busy, and I want an interview longer than 15 minutes… So we’re planning on next week, for about a 40 minute interview instead of our planned 15 minute interview. I’ll keep ya updated.

  3. Alon Levy says:

    Next week, same time?

  4. Kian says:

    that’s the plan, as of right now. We’re pre-recording the interview, so we just need to set a time for that, and it should be monday or tuesday… if i get it edited before wednesday, then yes, next wednesday same time… which I suspect I will.

  5. John says:

    Makasih atas infonya , Adria

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