This is the eighth year that I'm doing Christmas comics, and in that times I've amassed nearly two dozens posts with the Christmas tag. (And there are random posts missing the tag that should have it.) This begs the question: Which is your favorite (x, why?) Christmas comic?An older one? A newer one? A song or carol? A puzzle? I probably should have made an online survey ... but past experience tells me that I'll get fewer than 10 responses (likely much fewer).
Here’s a free game to get you through the last couple days before vacation. Going into the next 2 days, I’m a little nervous about what is in store. I have had the kids in my Consumer Math classes for 3 years (Geometry, Algebra 2 and now Consumer Math as seniors) and we all know […]
It has been a busy quarter. Since August, I have made 10 trips, to conferences or to give colloquia. On 8 out of the 10 trips, I talked about a recent joint project with Sarah Koch and Alden Walker, on a topic in … Continue reading →
Each year, Edge.org asks contributors to respond to their annual question. In 2014, the question was: What scientific idea is ready for retirement? There were 174 interesting responses, but one that got my attention was written by Scott Sampson (author, Dinosaur Odyssey: Fossil Threads in the Web of Life). The idea that Sampson would like [...]