Tuesday, August 25, 2020

"Networks of Necessity: Preventing COVID-19 Among Disabled People and Their Caregivers"

We have a new white paper. Take a look at it. Eventually we'll also be posting an academic paper related to this project.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Ice Cream: Essential Ingredients for Marking Exams

Thursday, August 20, 2020

August Madness

Fill our your brackets! Which school will be the last to go fully online?

I am laughing to keep from crying. It's always been an important survival skill for me.

Also, I wish I had thought of this particular piece of snark.

(Tip of the cap to Barry Wellman.)

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Establish Dominance in Academia

"If [fill in] wants to establish dominance, they can just pee in the corner." is going to be my new go-to line in academia.

"Rotating" Cubes: An Impressive Visual Illusion

This visual illusion is very impressive. (I was skeptical and stopped and restarted the animated gif many times to look at the angles.)

(Tip of the cap to Philip E. Tetlock.)

Friday, August 14, 2020

A Four-Base Error

The Dodger broadcasters were just describing this play. This is the 15th four-base error on record in Major League Baseball history.

It is the 1st of these that went over the wall.

(Note: The ball that went off of José Canseco's head was ruled a home run.)

Friday, August 07, 2020

New XKCD: "Mathematical Symbol Fight"

XKCD understands me.

By the way, I don't agree with this ordering.

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

When a Math Problem Comes Along, You Must Whip it!

Be Both the Doctor and the Kid


(Tip of the cap to Sydney Padua.)