2015-08-03 Failure to Protect
Peter Van Buren’s article is exceptionally clear and to the point.
It’s the best answer I’ve yet seen to Hillary Clinton’s disingenuous attempts to
defend her mishandling of classified information.
2015-08-01 Maria Mitchell’s Birthday
She doesn’t rate a Google doodle this year, but August 1 is the day to
remember the extraordinary life of this American astronomer.
2015-07-31 ClojureScript Next
ClojureScript can now compile itself. This means that you can make
a web page that allows the user to type in ClojureScript and evaluate it.
That, of course, is just the tip of the iceberg of awesomeness.
2015-05-27 Emmy Noether's Story
My article about the most important theorem in physics appeared
today in Ars Technica.
2015-05-08 Gnuplot 5: the Book
Now available for pre-order. Save over 60% and get preview chapters!
2015-05-08 Mosquito Magnet
I'm one. My son inherited it, but not my daughter. We can be outside with
a group, and our skin and clothing will be decorated with a platoon of mosquitoes,
who are not even bothering to land on anyone else. The link is a nice summary of twin research
that makes the genetic component manifest.
2015-04-25 Plotting tools for networks, part II
Check out my article on TikZ and NetworkX in LWN.
Learn how to draw network diagrams in LaTeX and analyze graphs with Python.
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afford to produce more of it!
2015-04-07 Why do we have allergies?
Great article about the immune system and competing theories trying to explain allergies.
Conveys a lot of science while telling interesting personal stories.
2015-04-05 A rare LHC tour
With plenty of behind-the-scenes pictures of the hardware.
2015-04-03 America’s Academies for Jihad
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: “A radical imam threatened me with death — and was later hired to preach in U.S. prisons.”