Month: June 2013

Beyond the wonk bubble

Beyond the wonk bubble

Like many people in today’s tech-centric world I begin each morning with a scowl, caffeine, and a quick glance at my Twitter feed. The first tweet I encountered on April 22 was this: “Chair Feruta in opening statement to 2nd PrepCom calls implementation of 2010 Action Plan shared responsibility of all #NPT member states.” It … Continued

A redesigned Bulletin. An unchanged mission.

When Eugene Rabinowitch launched the Bulletin in 1945, he did so with the commitment to unpack heady and complicated science, technology, and security issues for a lay audience. It was only a matter of time—less than two years, in fact—before he would notice something was missing: art. And Martyl Langsdorf created what we all recognize … Continued

Barely lethal

Barely lethal

The June 7th arrest of actress Shannon Richardson for allegedly sending ricin-tainted letters to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama comes after two other ricin-related incidents earlier this year. In May, five letters testing positive for the toxin were mailed from Spokane, Washington, with one each bound for an Air Force base, … Continued

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