Monthly Archives: September 2014
Inspired by a physical exhibit at the Exploratorium that used sliders to add sine waves, I built an online version here. I liked the physicality of the bars in the original exhibit because it emphasized that the heights were being … Continue reading
A friend wrote to me today stuck on a d3 problem. He was looking to create circles with images in them from a set of horizontal and vertical photographs. The goal was to have the image fill the circle, such … Continue reading
Why make it about boys and girls. Instead, let’s create a rich, varied education experience for everyone?
I read this NYT Opinion piece today, which argues that boys learn differently than girls and that we need teachers to be “boy-friendly.” Here is my response. Are the bell curves really so distinct that this is truly about boys … Continue reading
Read an interesting study this morning on various psychological and academic outcomes based on age of Dad at birth. http://www.wrrh308.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/JAMA-Study.pdf It’s interesting to see how much the conclusion can change based on the factors that the researchers take into account. … Continue reading