The London Conference on Intelligence generated lots of ideas about how knowledge about intelligence could be disseminated. Books seem to be passé, because they take forever to write and publish, and come all in one lump, and are immediately out of date. However, policy makers read them on holiday. Interesting, if calculation be made, how much damage is caused by government ministers reading popular books on holiday.
Blogs can claim to be at the front line at the moment. Short, sweet (or sour), extremely up to date and perhaps immediately out of date, but good grazing for the curious.
Emil Kirkegaard says that blogs themselves are passé. To explain concepts to a contemporary audience you need a new website like the one he created on another topic, the merits of thorium as a nuclear fuel.
In contrast, here is his homepage on intelligence research, in the old format
Leaving aside the different subject matters, and concentrating on the format, which do you prefer? In giving your answer, please give your age or, if that is too intrusive, the date at which you did your first computer-based data analysis.