Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Gandalf's Quote About Social Media

Indeed. ;)

Monday, February 18, 2019

Impending Elimination of Ohio?

I don't know the context, but I hope my friends at Ohio State are ok. (Are you still out there, MBI people?)

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Heinlein's Checklist for Answering Mail

This is brilliant.

I particularly like that there is a box labeled "Please do not write to me again."

(Tip of the cap to Giuseppe Paleologo, who was responding to Steve Strogatz.)

My Attempt to Save the World

You can't say that I didn't warn you.

Principal Mason Says: The Homework Sword Fight is On!

I have nothing to do with this idea (despite the principal's awesome name), but I am totally on board with this!

In fact, if I were a Principal Mason — in addition to the principal Mason, which is true in my own life, at least — I would definitely do this, now that I have seen this excellent idea.

(Tip of the cap to Helen Brown Nazzaro)

Saturday, February 16, 2019

A Clever Way to Increase my h-index

Friday, February 15, 2019

Topological Data Analysis of Geographic Distance to Donuts

Clearly, it must be done. It must be done!

My Academic Valentine

This was my contribution yesterday.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Wonderful Felt Dragons

These felt dragons are wonderful!

(Tip of the cap to Angela Wilkerson Fitch.)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

"I'm in the Best Academic Shape of My Life"

In the spirit of spring training, I feel like we should start new academic years and grant proposals with comments like "I'm in the best academic shape of my life." and "I'm just going to take it day to day this year.", especially if we've had a recent funding/research dry spell or a bad season (or after bad student reviews).