"When my teacher asked me what I was doing, I was too embarrassed to say. Instead, I told her that I didn’t understand. With a sigh, she took me to the back of the classroom by the hand, like she always did, and explained to me in a slow and clear voice that we were making “Tur-keys” which is what the “Na-tive A-mer-i-cans” ate at the first “Thanks-giv-ing.”
The Pursuit of Automation: Open Notebook Science. The Per Contra Interview with Jean-Claude Bradley - Click Here
"It can be pretty polarizing sometimes,” he says, when asked if traditional researchers, who work in competitive environments, react well to the idea of open notebooks. "There are a group of people, most of them younger, who are about to enter the research sphere; those people tend to be very enthusiastic about this."
Politically Correct? The Per Contra Interview with Steve Vivian - Click Here
"You’re right to note that censorship of literature is practiced by both religious fundamentalists and PC fundamentalists. Literature – at least the best of it – is stubbornly individualistic, produced by writers who are devoted to producing an aesthetic experience that’s somehow unique: in characterization, perhaps, or in theme, or in quality and texture or prose."