The techblogger Dave Winer has a piece up on Scripting News defending Bora Zivkovic, a prominent science blogger at Scientific American and conference organizer who appears to be a serial sexual harasser of younger women he meets in a professional capacity. In recent days three women have come forward with first-hand accounts of how Zivkovic treated them: Monica Byrne, Hannah Waters and Kathleen Raven. They allege that he had a skeevy habit of steering conversations to sexual subjects without prompting and ... read more

We're having a discussion on the Drudge Retort about how often men and women think about sex. Member2586 commented that "Rudov is right, women are as interested or even more interested, in sex as men are." He's quoting Marc Rudov, a self-described "antifeminist" who writes often about how men are getting the short end of the stick on issues like child support, alimony and relationships. Rudov's written a book with the full-of-win title Under the Clitoral Hood: How to Crank Her Engine Without Cash, Booze, or Jumper ... read more