Henry Gee, an editor at Nature, decided to out a pseudonymous female scientist-blogger who had the audacity to criticize him. Sarah Hillenbrand, a new scientist-blogger who has decided to use her own name, summarizes the situation nicely. Red Ink fixes some things for Gee and Nature.
Tim Parks has been thinking some things through at the NYRB blog. This post summarizes a lot on change in literature and life.
Video games change the way people dream.
Assad is still strong, but the Geneva talks are going better than this article expected.