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

StartupEmpire: Wish I Had Been

The one-day StartupEmpire conference ran last Thursday, and by all accounts was a great success — see Jevon’s description for some details, and Osh Momoh’s f...
November 17, 2008

Science Lessons for MPs

Via Nature: politicians from the UK Conservative Party will be required to take science lessons. On the one hand, kind of sad that they didn’t learn the basi...
November 17, 2008

What Sciences Are There?

Over 1900 people have already responded to our survey of how scientists use computers, and it still has two weeks left to run. Our next task will be to analy...
November 16, 2008

The Family Has Landed

We are finally in our new house — still lots to do, but this is now home. Yay!
November 15, 2008

Sorry to Be So Rushed…

…but too much has piled up for me to do more than post a few randoms: Remote control whale snot collection is even stranger than shrimp running on a treadm...
November 12, 2008