I've been managing my time a lot better this semester: I'm doing a lot less last-minute-rush-deadline grading. This is thanks to something I came across called the Pomodoro Method. Essentially, you work for 25 minutes then take a 5 minute break. After 4 of the 25 minute sessions, you take a longer break, then go back‚Ķ » 3/02/15 3:52pm Monday 3:52pm

In Rendevous with Rama, someone brings up the fear that any alien civilization capable of reaching us would be so far advanced that they might not even recognize us as life. This was countered by the idea that perhaps ethics would evolve alongside technology. Sounds good, but that got me thinking: if an ethically‚Ķ » 3/02/15 12:35pm Yesterday 12:35pm

I feel you on the kids thing. I ask, "What just happened?" "He knocked me over!" "Did you knock your brother over?" "No!" They probably both just knocked their sister over. You have to watch yourself with three kids: there are constantly shifting alliances, and no one ever tells the truth. » 3/02/15 2:54pm Monday 2:54pm