The Benjamin Franklin Method: How to (Actually) Learn to Write Well, that’s interesting. I’m not sure I’ve ever learned that way. I learned to program in C by taking a core dump of the UNIX kernel and reconstructing what the source code must have been with only the header files.  Yes I know about “The White Books”, but lets… Continue reading

Print publishers have no idea who is buying their books

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Kansas Outlaws Evolution, “No Species Exempt”

If you are not familiar with The Onion then this report may come as a surprise to you. Kansas lawmakers passed emergency legislation outlawing evolution, the highly controversial process responsible for the development and diversity of species and the continued survival of all life. It reminds you of the laws… Continue reading