I was unfamiliar with how mycorrhizal networks connect the roots of trees, facilitating the sharing of resources. Dr. Suzanne Simard writes: Graduate student Kevin Beiler has uncovered the extent and architecture of this network through the use of new molecular tools that can distinguish the DNA of one fungal individual from another, or of one […]Read more "Do trees communicate? Networks, networks…"
oH . . rHizoma dream . . shared CC by jef safi (writing) Kai Nagata, Why I Quit My Job Right now, there’s a war going on against science in Canada. In order to satisfy a small but powerful political base, the PMO is engaged in a not-so-clandestine operation to dismantle and silence the many […]Read more "fragments in search of synthetic analysis or refutation"
Ken Doctor – Transforming the company’s DNA shared CC by Fräulein Schiller A quick follow-up to my post from earlier this week, which among other things referenced Rupert Murdoch’s entry into the education market… The comments in response were outstanding, and if you haven’t already I suggest you check them out. It’s one of those […]Read more "Scorched"
Bookmobile shared CC by djsamuelson Lest this blog descend into all doom, all the time… from today’s morning paper: “That’s all I have to do?” Travis asked. “That’s it,” Mr. Silberstein replied. “When you’re done, bring it back, leave it on the bookshelf inside, or give it to someone else to read.” At the Bookmobile, […]Read more "Mobile"
Estándar describes itself (roughly) as “a platform for contemporary culture that encourages the production, research, dissemination and documentation of different disciplines under a sustainable model of self-determination and social inclusion.” Among their early projects are a couple interesting compilations as curators for the Free Music Archive. I very much enjoyed listening to their first compilation, […]Read more "‘una plataforma de cultura contemporánea’"