- On how to teach science effectively:
Give college students less instruction and more freedom to think for themselves in laboratory classes, and the result may be a four-fold increase in their test scores.
- On the hoary history of food spiced with chillies:
The tropical peoples’ preference for hot food thus has a hoary history, dating back at least 6100 years.
- A review of minimal perl for the Linux people:
I really enjoyed going through this book, especially because of its focus on the practical side of using Perl and taking a minimal approach.
- On academic haiku:
The idea is that the haiku should represent some of your work (a paper, a book, a dissertation, etc.).