Early in my career, I did a lot of mathematical modeling. You know, making computer simulations of various things. It is big in the chemical industry, where the models form the basis of plant design. 165 more words
More than 100 artists have signed a public letter calling for greater freedom of speech, in support of the writer Eleanor Catton. The artists are supporting her criticism of the government, neo-liberal values and anti-intellectualism during a speech she gave in India.
it’s cold outside. And I mean frigid. I have been in buffalo, NY this week, and on Monday, 16 Feb 2015, the temperature at the house was -12 F (around -24 C) when I finally dragged myself downstairs for breakfast. 55 more words