It’s been way too long since I posted a quote of the day, so here’s one: It can be tough to find resources at the right level of depth — not too simple, not too detailed. For folks with math anxiety, the … Continue reading
In a footnote to a recent blog post, Tal Yarkoni writes: On a tangential note, this is why traditional pre-publication peer review isn’t very effective, and is in dire need of replacement. Meta-analytic estimates put the inter-reviewer reliability across fields … Continue reading
Ok, I’ve (sort of) spilled my guts about introversion, privilege, gender, sexuality, harassment, and the vicious positive feedback loop between being undesired and feeling undesirable, so might as well get this one over with while my inhibitions still seem to … Continue reading
On sort of a whim, I decided to go to New York the day after New Year’s. Well, technically, I actually did the deciding a few weeks before New Year’s, when I was looking at the NHL schedule, but it … Continue reading
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My parents recently moved to San Diego, and I flew out for Mothers’ Day weekend. On Saturday, I suggested that we all go up Mt. Palomar, in the very northern part of San Diego County, to take the public tour … Continue reading