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Recent posts

Reality Tree

Michael Nygard (author of Release It!) has posted his current reality tree. I should draw one; currently, it would include raccoons nesting in our attic.
March 27, 2008

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