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SETI Dawkins: Dawkins in Time / Dancer DNA / 2Think.org / SciWave!

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.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:
>http://www.spacelab.net/~catalj/headlines.htm
>
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>"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
>
>http://cgi.pathfinder.com/time/magazine/articles/0,3266,22988,00.html
>http://www.spacelab.net/~catalj/bom_1999.htm
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>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.
>
>http://www.dancerdna.com/
>http://www.nottinghill.com/product/ddna/index.html
>http://online.guardian.co.uk/computing/913210326-dancer.html
>http://www.nytimes.com/library/tech/99/04/circuits/articles/01game.html
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>"Unweaving the Rainbow" by Richard Dawkins
>http://www.spacelab.net/~catalj/unweaving/unweaving.htm
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>A brief review from "2Think.org", April 1999
>
>http://www.2think.org/rainbow.shtml
>http://www.2think.org (...and this site is a great resource)
>
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>SCIENCE WAVE: http://www.spacelab.net/~catalj/selected.htm
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>"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.
>
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>"THE GREEN ROOM": http://www.wfmu.org/greenroom.html
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>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 + catalj@spacelab.net + 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
>Dawkins
>