I’m a huge fan of NPR’s Science Friday with Ira Flatow. But, I’m sad to see Ira once again pursuing an idea that should have been abandoned four years ago.
Continue reading “Flatow’s Folly”
My daughter goes to school with an entourage. There’s me, of course. And there are her two bodyguards: Milo and Shadow.
Continue reading “Valentine’s Day”
The other day at the gym, I saw a guy pulling weights with his neck.
Continue reading “Gym Rat”
There’s an election underway, but it’s not the one you’ve heard about. My fellow adjunct professors at American University are voting on whether or not to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Continue reading “A more perfect union”
I’m beginning to wonder if my daughter is a psychopath. Until a couple of weeks ago, she’s been nothing but wonderful and sweet and beautiful and perfect. Continue reading “Mean Girls”
In the time between my graduation from college and my enrolling in graduate school (about 16 years), Mark Zuckerberg invented Facebook, Steve Jobs saved Apple, and someone unleashed Blackboard from the depths of Hell.
Continue reading “Bye Bye Blackboard”
Yeah, it’s a lazy and cheap way to get a blog post, but so what? Here’s a round up of some links I’ve gathered from this week:
Continue reading “Friday round-up”
Shooting and editing video is hard. Not hard like chopping wood or climbing a mountain. But hard as in juggling while riding a unicycle backwards and telling a really funny joke. So, it’s tempting to take shortcuts.
Continue reading “Video ethics”
I’ve been using Quicken for the Mac since 1991, but have never really mastered the art of home accounting.
Continue reading “Accounting for dummies”