|December 22, 2015||Posted by News under Adminstrative, Media, Intellectual freedom, News|
For reader info, in case it happens when you try to access Uncommon Descent or a page here: The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has approved the use of HTTP status code 451. The code alerts readers when a page has been blocked for legal reasons or censored. The code number was inspired by Fahrenheit […]
|September 2, 2015||Posted by News under Adminstrative, News|
Further to the recent announcement of philosopher of biology Will Provine’s passing, here were many fields to which he contributed. With a colleague, he did a most interesting study of evolutionary biologists, 78% of whom he described as pure naturalist atheists like himself. Some of his many reflections on the true meaning of the Darwinism he […]
|May 11, 2015||Posted by News under Adminstrative, Culture, News|
If you have been in the habit of using Twitter to get notice of new UD News posts, please note that the account was falsely reported for spam. Note: This message from UD News could not be reported on Twitter: Service note: Re Twitter: Account falsely reported for spam.http://is.gd/OqeOCb Falsely reported?: If you signed up, […]
|January 20, 2015||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Adminstrative, News|
Well, no, but what were you thinking anyway?
|July 24, 2014||Posted by News under Adminstrative, News|
Please folks, no cheating. Only go there if you want to read the post or some of the more recent of the 470 comments.
|April 25, 2014||Posted by Eric Anderson under Adminstrative|
Quick question: Has anyone else experienced the following: 1. I write a comment and press the “Post Comment” button. 2. I get a complaint that I haven’t properly filled out the Captcha answer. 3. I go back, double check my Captcha answer, and submit again. 4. Again, it refuses. 5. I triple check and submit […]
|March 3, 2014||Posted by scordova under Adminstrative|
There have been some developments that have finally precipitated my decision to start 1 experimental forum and 2 experimental creationist blogs. The most important catalyst for my decision being I got invitation to make presentations to university students for which they can get homework credits for attending, and I needed an internet presence to supplement […]
|December 28, 2013||Posted by scordova under Adminstrative|
A lot of premier discussions at UD recently do not bring up google hits, but other sites which reference discussions at UD come up on google. This seems odd and deliberate. I cannot say for sure but this seems suspicious. A comment by fryether (still trapped in the moderation queue, which I have no authority […]
|July 7, 2013||Posted by scordova under Adminstrative|
I’ve discovered some features of UD software that I wasn’t aware of and may be of help to all the 30 or so UD authors. It has been a pleasure to assist the News desk for the past week while Denyse worked on another project. I now appreciate how time consuming the task is. In […]
|August 23, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Adminstrative|
Needing to finish up a manuscript for Christian Darwinism (Broadman and Holman, 2014), a book co-authored with Bill Dembski …
|September 17, 2011||Posted by News under Adminstrative, News|
We just had more traffic than server. So starting yesterday, we upgraded.
|August 13, 2011||Posted by Jack Cole under Adminstrative|
Tomorrow (Sunday), I will be implementing a new look to the Uncommon Descent website. This will not be an instantaneous process, so there may be a period of time when the site appearance is incomplete. We appreciate your patience in this process.
|June 28, 2011||Posted by Clive Hayden under Adminstrative|
In a previous post, I misidentified Mathgrrl with another anonymous contributor to Uncommon Descent, and accused Mathgrrl of making uncivil and ungentlemanly remarks on a certain evolution forum. It now turns out that this identification was incorrect. I would like to apologize to Mathgrrl.
|September 2, 2009||Posted by Jack Cole under Intelligent Design, Adminstrative|
We thought the readers here might be interested in knowing a little bit about how much interest is out there for ID. One gauge of that is UD’s traffic. August traffic is at a high for the year with 31,000 more visits than the previous 7-month average (see graph). What is also of interest is […]
|August 11, 2009||Posted by Jack Cole under Intelligent Design, Adminstrative|
With the new technical enhancements behind the scenes on Uncommon Descent, we are now able to add individual blogs. That said, we are happy to announce that the first individual blog we have added is that of Dr. Michael Behe. All of his previous posts from his Amazon blog have been imported to his UD […]
|November 13, 2008||Posted by William Dembski under Adminstrative|
As of tomorrow (Friday, November 14th), Barry Arrington assumes the leadership of UD. After more than three years at the helm, I’m finally stepping down. I expect I’ll still be posting here occasionally, but my energies will go more and more into technical ID research. Robert Marks and I continue to crank away at papers […]
|September 23, 2008||Posted by Dave S. under Adminstrative|
Many of you are wondering why the UD adminstration decided to take an aggressive stand promoting the McCain/Palin presidential ticket. There are two reasons. The first is that both Senator McCain and Governor Palin are on record supporting “teach the controversy”. Senator Obama is on the record against it. Our goal is not to vanquish […]
|April 21, 2008||Posted by Dave S. under Adminstrative|
The Akisment spam filter is acting up and holding up a lot of comments it shouldn’t be blocking. If your comment doesn’t appear right away where in the past it had then it’s the spam filter. Every single one of my comments are being held up in it. So are about a dozen other members’ […]
|February 14, 2008||Posted by William Dembski under Adminstrative|
I deleted this thread because I found the comments offensive. Let’s keep postings and comments germane to ID. Addendum by DaveScot: For the same reason I deleted the “Sterling Example of Anti-Religionists” thread due to many complaints that it was offensive. I want to extend my apologies for my own vulgar contributions that many found […]
|December 12, 2007||Posted by Dave S. under Adminstrative|
I put a fix into the WordPress program code for this problem. Please let me know here if it’s still a problem for anyone.