Adventures in the
Blogosphere String War
selected and edited by Gil Kalai
Among the highlights: Too good to be true (Ch 17); Dyscalculia and Chomskian linguistics (Ch 19); Baker’s fifteen objections to “The Trouble with Physics” (Ch. 25); Maldacena (Ch. 28); High risks endeavors for the young (Ch 31);How to treat fantastic claims by great people (Ch. 33); Shocking revelations (Ch. 38); How to debate beauty (Ch 41.)
Some little chapters appeared also as posts:
Drachmas, Optimism, Thomas Bayes and probability, Can category theory serve as the foundation of mathematics, Controversies , Debates, Foundational impossibilities, Amazing possibilities, (links and comments), Noise,Ulam and the future of mathematics, Some philosophy of science.