Category Archives: On this blog

Taking Up Spacetime takes 31st place!

Taking up Spacetime has been selected by the panelist over at Feedspot as one of the Top 50 Physics Blogs on the web:

http://blog.feedspot.com/physics_blogs/

Way to go, Taking up Spacetime!
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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 36,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Updated list of philosopher of physics

I have finally updated the list of philosophers of physics (click the tab above), so I hope it is accurate and complete! If not, please don’t hesitate to let me know. On this occasion, I would also like to thank Sam Fletcher who worked tirelessly to collect almost all of the information necessary for the update. Thanks Sam!

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100,000 hits!

Earlier today, this blog registered the 100,000th hit! Thank you very much to my readers for their loyalty over the past three and a half years. Let’s see how long it will take to get us to 200,000…

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2012 in review for Taking up Spacetime

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

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4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 36,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 8 Film Festivals

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Spreading the brand: “Taking up Space”

Somebody who organizes a conference in London this summer was sufficiently inspired by the name of this blog that they decided to name their conference after it: “Taking up Space” is their not very original homage to this blog. We at Taking up Spacetime wish them a productive conference!
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50,000 hits!

On Monday, 16 April 2012, this blog has reached the milestone of 50,000 individual hits! Thanks a lot to all our readers–more posts will come soon.

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

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The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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25,000 hits!

The counter for Taking up Spacetime just passed 25,000–that’s more than 1,600 per month since we started in early 2010. Way to go, Taking up Spacetime! Of course, I take this as encouragement to continue our work. I hope to have more time to post more intellectually substantive content in the future. If you have any suggestions as to what you would like to be discussed at Taking up Spacetime–comment below or shoot me an email.

Thank you, reader!

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2010. That’s about 31 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 83 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 84 posts. There were 10 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 2mb. That’s about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was September 29th with 631 views. The most popular post that day was Pittsburgh: Assistant Professor.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were alphainventions.com, philosophy.ucsd.edu, soulphysics.org, digg.com, and Google Reader.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for taking up spacetime, logic methodology and philosophy of science, what is structure, itamar pitowsky, and robert batterman.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

Pittsburgh: Assistant Professor September 2010

2

Philosophers of Physics February 2010
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CFP: 14th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science in Nancy, France March 2010

4

Help wanted: wave function realism April 2010
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What is structure? February 2010
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