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Nice Quote

An article about computational science in a scientific publication is not the scholarship itself, it is merely advertising of the scholarship. The actual sch...
March 26, 2008

Titus Introduces Summer of Code

CalTech’s Titus Brown has posted a nice screencast introduction to Google Summer of Code. Student applications have to be in on Monday, March 31, so please ...
March 26, 2008

First Steps

Madeleine started walking on Saturday. Nothing tentative about it—she just decided she was done with crawling, so she started staggering like a drunken Finn...
March 24, 2008

For The Record

Sadie’s gran has passed away — she was 87, and it had been coming on for several years, but we’re all still very sad :-( For the record, when my time comes,...
March 21, 2008