Jim Holt: “I know people who still regard atoms as theoretical fictions. I have friends who claim to doubt the reality of the past, of the future, of other minds. I have heard of academics—though I cannot believe they actually exist—who think that the cosmos is a social construction.”
This a fun article on the notion of multiverses over at Slate today.
In other news, sixdollarchimp is at 1500 hits and climbing for the day due to iRooster being listed on Apple’s Mac OS X downloads and on VersionTracker. I have received a bajillion requests for wake-from-sleep from people today. Not surprisingly, this is most definitely coming in a point release or two. Hopefully in 1.1, but we’ll see.