Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

Recent posts

Carl Zimmer’s Readers’ Reading List

Carl Zimmer (prolific and talented writer on biology and evolution) has posted a crowd-sourced reading list of great science writing. Lots of good stuff…
February 11, 2009

Python Textbooks for Biotech

Jan Erik Moström recently posted a request for textbook recommendations for teaching programming (using Python) to biotechnology students. He has now posted...
February 11, 2009

GSoC 2009

A timeline for Google Summer of Code 2009 has been posted, and the logo is now up:
February 10, 2009

Please May I Have a Lawyer?

No, it’s not what you think. Every term for the past two years, I’ve brought a lawyer in to talk to my classes about intellectual property and liability iss...
February 06, 2009