Here's a list of holiday whiling-away's for you:
Literary and Musical Stuff:
1) The Definitive Dickens- Tom Ashbrook discusses a new biography of Charles Dickens with biographer Michael Slater
2) Alexander McCall Smith- Author of No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency talks about his work and life in Africa and Scotland.
3) Thelonius Monk - Terry Gross of Fresh Air talks with Robert D. G. Kelley about the Jazz genius.
1) Is Evolution Predictable? Simon Conway Morris writes about it in the context of evolutionary convergence.
2) A Christmas Carol - Economist Steve Landsburg explains why Scrooge has been getting a bum rap from society.
3) Gene Patenting - Should your genes be patented and how the process impacts research and you.
4) U.S. Health Care - David Brooks looks at it as an ultimately values question.
1) Nazis and GIS - Adolf Hitler is not pleased with the latest version of ArcGIS software.
I won't be posting now until early January.
Wishing everyone Happy Holidays!