misc.ience

Smart agents for smart grids: an application of game theory

Aimee Whitcroft May 12, 2010

No, it’s not a reference to spies who can park well.  Or something. It’s about electrical smart grids.  And how we might get the best out of them.  But I think some explanation is in order first – hell, I know I had to do some research before being able to explain … Read More

2001: A sciblogs odyssey

Aimee Whitcroft Apr 16, 2010

Just a brief note to our bloggers and readers: we’ve just hit 2001 posts!  (This will make it 2002, of course) I was hoping to announce it at the round number, as it were, but Peter’s latest (sneaky) infographics post blew that out of the water. Anyway – congratulations to our bloggers: we’re really proud of … Read More

Why science denial is so very dangerous

Aimee Whitcroft Apr 14, 2010

I heart TED – something to which I’m sure I’ve confessed in past. This morning, I got a fantastic email with some of the latest talks to be posted on TED. While they’re all (of course) brilliant, I’ll make special mention of a talk, entitled ‘The danger of … Read More