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NorCal Retro Race Report 5/18/14 @ SCR

by Jim Fowler

Our meet at Slot Car Raceway in Rohnert Park, CA, on 5/18/14 was the first race this season where we ran some of our classes on switch-up format. 903 more words

Slot Car Racing

From MOOCs to the Tenure Track

By Carl Straumsheim

When Jim Fowler becomes an assistant professor of mathematics at Ohio State University this fall, he can thank his massive open online courses — and former president E. 262 more words

MOOCs In The News

NorCal Retro @ Eddie's World of Slot Cars - 04/27/2014

by Jim Fowler

This month, we ran on the fourth Sunday in order to miss the Easter holiday. We have not had big turnouts here recently, but this meet was a pleasant exception. 759 more words

Slot Car Racing

Doing Our Part to Keep Austin Weird at #SXSWedu

Night had fallen on Austin, and I could still hear the revelry off Congress Street, but a 5 a.m. airport shuttle pickup had me sitting in my Embassy suite, bonding with my MacBook Pro, as opposed to joining the festivities. 456 more words


A Brief History of Time and Space – he stole that from me

Not only did I get my Masters from The Climitazied  School of Meaning, but I got I Doctorate at The Ministry of Silly Walks, and sat for many years under the tutelage of Marlin Perkins (He was the original Steve Irwin, only with out the encountering dangerous animals and funny accent, Marlin mostly let Jim Fowler do the dangerous work and by “mostly” I mean always). 241 more words

I'll wait here, Jim...

When I was a young child, Sunday mornings were for church and Sunday evenings were for TV.  It was a family venture; we’d all sit down, my parents and my brother and I (my younger sister wouldn’t be born for a few years yet) in the living room and gather around our cabinet TV. 534 more words

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