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Help Us Write Assessment Questions

We have been asking people the questions below before the start of a bootcamp in order to get a handle on how much they already know. As part of evaluating t...
March 05, 2012

Happy People

Our workshop at the International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste has ended, and judging from the participants' smiles, it went well: Thanks once ...
March 05, 2012

A Week of Retroactive Accountability

I don't like tidying up the house when my wife and daughter are away. I don't mind cleaning, especially the kitchen and bathroom, but picking up toys and she...
March 03, 2012