- A geriatric assault on Italy’s bloggers – Times Online
By G8 standards, Italy is a strange country. Put simply, it is a nation of octogenarian lawmakers elected by 70-year-old pensioners. Everyone else is inconsequential. Romano Prodi, the Prime Minister, is a spry 68, knocking off 71-year-old Silvio Berlusco
- Harvard to collect, disseminate scholarly articles for faculty â€” The Harvard University Gazette
Wow! Harvard will take advantage of the license by hosting FAS faculty membersâ€™ scholarly articles in an open-access repository, making them available worldwide for free. Wow!
- Glashow humiliates Carlucci on Maianiâ€™s appointment Â« A Quantum Diaries Survivor
Complete summary of the recent quarrel between Gabriella Carlucci and Prof. Maiani (in English)
- (Bad) fiction in science Â« Progetto Galileo
Nobel Prize Glashow defends Italian physicist Maiani from attack of ex-showgirl and Forza Italia "onorevole" Gabriella Carluccii: "Italy should be very proud of its many scientific heroes, and not malign them".
- The Appleseed Project
The Appleseed Project is an effort to create open source Social Networking software that is based on a distributed model. For instance, a profile on one Appleseed website could "friend" a profile on another Appleseed website, and the two profiles could