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SETI Dawkins: Dawkins in Time / Dancer DNA / 2Think.org / SciWave!
Larry Klaes ( email@example.com )
Mon, 03 May 1999 09:48:59 -0400
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> --== "The World of Richard Dawkins" Newsletter ==--
>The items below were selected from the current Headlines:
>"The Selfish Meme" by Richard Dawkins - "A quarter-century after
>he launched an infectious idea, a scientist tracks its spread
>through the culture". This essay was adapted from his introduction
>to Susan Blackmore's The Meme Machine.
>Published in Time, April 19, 1999
>New Under "Software & Biomorphs":
>Dancer DNA (PC Win95)
>"Notting Hill's latest title brings together computers, music,
>evolutionary theory, and fast 3D graphics to enable you to evolve
>infinitely varied, organic creations which dance to music from any
>source: an audio CD, DJ deck, or a live act.". Site includes a
>downloadable demo which can be upgraded to a full version.
>"Unweaving the Rainbow" by Richard Dawkins
>A brief review from "2Think.org", April 1999
>http://www.2think.org (...and this site is a great resource)
>SCIENCE WAVE: http://www.spacelab.net/~catalj/selected.htm
>"Science Wave" - selected science news stories through April 26th
>The leading edge of scientific research and new discoveries - with
>a focus on evolution and biology. I select these stories from
>multiple science news sources about once every month. Headlines in
>bold are particularly relevant to the work of Richard Dawkins and
>the themes of this web site.
>"THE GREEN ROOM": http://www.wfmu.org/greenroom.html
>03 May 99
>** Norman Levitt - Rutgers University Professor of Mathematics and
>co-author of "Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its
>Quarrels with Science" on pseudoscience, postmodernism,
>mathematics, and more.
>** Stephen Jay Gould - Harvard University evolutionary biologist,
>Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Professor of Geology, and
>Curator in Invertebrate Paleontology in the Museum of Comparative
>Zoology, and author of many popular books, most recently "Rocks of
>Ages," will discuss the division between science and religion, and
>why it should exist.
>John Catalano + email@example.com + New York, USA
>'The World of Richard Dawkins' + http://www.spacelab.net/~catalj/
>"Reductionism is one of those words that makes me want to reach
>for my revolver. It means nothing. Or rather it means a whole lot
>of different things, but the only thing anybody knows about it is
>that it's bad, you're supposed to disapprove of it." --Richard