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Symbols in Bigfoot Footnotes

Apparently, I’m on a Drang kick because I have just been getting all kinds of inspiration from his site during the last few days. I’ve talked about Bigfoot before as a great and elegant way of making annotations on a … Continue reading

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Podcasts and education

Last week, after updating my phone to iOS 8, I noticed the Podcasts app is now a stock app. Since it was now staring at me in the face, I decided it would be a good time to start something … Continue reading

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Do things because they are hard, not because they are easy

I just came across an old AMA on Reddit with Neil deGrasse Tyson promoting his then-upcoming revamp of the Cosmos TV series. When asked for some tips on choosing a career in science, he responded with a very inspiring piece … Continue reading

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My thoughts on opinion entitlement… [LINK]

Dr. Stokes, a philosopher at Deakin University, summarizes just about everything I have ever wanted to say on the endless “opinions” that everyone appears to have, particularly on social media. If “Everyone’s entitled to their opinion” just means no-one has … Continue reading

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Adding Style Sheets to ChemDraw in Windows 8

One of my favorite blogs, Totally Synthetic, has a F.A.Q. that includes a download of the ChemDraw style sheet (“stationery” for Mac users) that the author uses for his beautiful drawings. If you wanted to add a style sheet like … Continue reading

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