The first batch of books has come in and I’ll very likely mail them out first thing tomorrow. I had to order a second batch, so those who ordered books since Monday […]
“Time to Die” Samsung cell phone message
I have a Samsung SGH-A707 cell phone. One of the free ones from AT&T/Cingular for signing a contract. It is a piece of junk and I can’t recommend it. But that is […]
Start squirreling away nuts?
[Update: yes, there has been a title change. The old one was stupid.] The other day, some weather geek friends of mine and I were exchanging emails about the early snow that […]
More forecasting: Obama’s Loss Traced To William Briggs
A friend sent this: Say, if the Big O does win, will MoveOn.com change its name? To, maybe, StayWhereYouAre.com?
My book is coming! It’s almost there, so let me tell you how modern math publishing works these days. The author of course writes the work, and we all do it in […]
Where did I go wrong
I don’t normally get excited about “Advances in Science” papers, but everything now and then it’s fun to let your imagination play. Thus, I recommend this article about an MIT chemist named […]
Bad news for Bonobo
It turns out—shockingly, to some correct-thinking academics—that the bonobo ape is just as bloodthirsty as the rest of the higher primates. Yes, it’s true. Bonobos, a sex- and peace-loving species of ape […]