April 8, 2019

Ah lectures. Prepping, delivering, tweaking, delivering again. This idea that you can just make a series of lectures and use them for years isn't exactly true. Lectures and labs do require a lot of maintenance as you improve, update and tailor to suit the class/topic/c...

February 11, 2019

I have been asked this question many times. Friends, family, strangers, hiring committees, students... many people are interested in personal stories around this topic.

I had been thinking about this for a long time. Manu Saunders' recent post for International Day of W...

October 15, 2018

Fakery. Confabulation. Malingering. Denial. Lies. 

The English language has around 112 words to express deception in one form or another. We've all done it. Most likely as children where we would quickly be scolded for such mistruths. Even then, as young children,...

September 17, 2018

I got nominated! This is pretty amazing!

For starters, I don't blog that often, I don't have thousands of followers on Twitter and I am not a long-established prof with a legacy of high-impact papers that people 'should' listen to. Relatively speaking, I'm just a regula...

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