Who decides how long a metre is?
Professor David Blockely on the lessons he believes the wider world can learn from bridge-building.
Dennis Baron evaluates the success of the internet.
An excerpt from Worst Case Bioethics.
Recommended interim steps to be implemented in patent prosecution involving business-related and computer-related inventions in order to minimize risk for the future and increase the likelihood of a patent issuing and ultimately being enforceable down the road.
A look at the iPad.
Dennis Baron looks at multitasking.
If you haven’t already heard, ‘unfriend’ is the New Oxford American Dictionary ‘Word of the Year’. In honor of this announcement, I surveyed Facebook users across the country about why they would choose to unfriend someone. The results ranged from robots and rages, to baby photos and politics.
Dennis Baron wishes the internet a happy birthday!
Dennis Baron, author of A Better Pencil, talks about whether or not we’ll all be authors by 2013.
An excerpt from Golgi: A Biography of the Founder of Modern Neuroscience.
Dennis Baron, author of A Better Pencil, looks at the new FTC regulations regarding bloggers.
OUP congratulates Charles Kao, Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith on their Nobel Prize.
An excerpt from Down to the Wire.
How are communication and power related?
Andrew Robinson, author of Writing and Script: A Very Short Introduction on the internet and language.