Our semi-regular video hangout returns. In this episode, I'm wearing a tie, because I gave the department colloquium this week, and for psychological reasons I always dress up a bit to give talks. This was recorded under an hour after my talk, which probably explains why I'm a little more punchy…
In which our series of Google hangouts becomes old enough to vote and buy cigarettes-- but not drink!
Miscellaneous things mentioned in this:
-- My forthcoming book at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. I turned in the copyedits and figures a week or so ago, and cashed an advance check today, so it's…
In which Rhett and I talk about awful academic computing systems, Worldcon, our Wikipedia pages, and AAPT meeting envy.
-- Rhett's Wikipedia entry
-- My Wikipedia entry
-- The 2014 AAPT Summer Meeting
-- LonCon 3, this year's Worldcon
-- My puzzling Worldcon schedule
We have some ideas…
In which our hangout turns nineteen; we may need to look into a special guest for the 20th, or something. Or maybe save guest stars for the one after that, when it can drink.
Anyway, Rhett and I chat about grading, lab reports, why Excel sucks, and an online experiment that we really ought to do…