Nifty new service

There is a new service coming online that allows users to compose posts in Evernote, tag them appropriately, and then publish to WordPress blogs. If you’re an Evernote user, it’s worth testing. It’s still pretty bare bones, but the core functionality is there, and it looks like they’re adding more features, like Markdown support. If it remains stable, well-developed, and low on bugs, I might well spring for the premium version to give the developers some support. Check out!


The most terrifying thing to happen to scientists in recent memory

As a professional scientist, this is my worst nightmare. ¬†Italy put seven of its foremost seismologists on trial for failing to sufficiently alarm public officials about the potential danger of a severe earthquake in L’Aquila, Italy. ¬†They were convicted of manslaughter.