Book now available on Amazon

Book now available on Amazon

Now available in paperback and electronically: The Good, The Bad, The Spin “No matter who you are, or how you interact with the on-line world, this book is a good reminder that the ultimate goal of communication is the dissemination of truth.” –Ron...
Great Basin Wildfire Forum

Great Basin Wildfire Forum

The Search For Solutions A science-based policy publication aimed at enhancing the Great Basin’s environment. From the preface… The primary impetus for this Wildfire Forum is a document authored by John McLain and Sheila Anderson of Resource Concepts, Inc....

Information Week features Twitter Vote Report analysis

Information Week was kind enough to pick up our analysis of the Twitter Vote Report. K.C. Jones writes: The Twitter Vote Report was subject to human judgment and technological error, according to two bloggers from Reno, Nev., who analyzed the network. Bob Conrad, a...

Twitter Vote Report: An analysis

Twitter Vote Report: An analysis My colleague Ryan Jerz and I conducted a study after the 2008, which looked at the Twitter Vote Report. Read it here: http://twurl.nl/7edve8

New Video: Firefighting sheep

The sheep are back grazing cheatgrass in the hills of Carson City, Nevada. Ann Bollinger from Carson City Parks and Open Space discusses the grazing project and how targeted grazing can be used to help manage invasive weeds and protect homes from wildfires. This is an...

Thanks Freakonomics and the New York Times

This site has been receiving some nice attention lately. The culprit is the brainiac over at Freakonomics blog on the New York Times Web site, who linked to an article we wrote more than a year ago about a researcher who studied beauty as a motivator for donating. The...

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