How to write consistently boring scientific literature – Sand-Jensen – 2007 – Oikos – Wiley Online Library

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute How to write consistently boring scientific literature Sand-Jensen – 2007 – Oikos – Wiley Online Library This is really quite wonderful. Thank you Margy MacMillan for sending it my way! Although scientists typically insist that their research is very exciting … Continue reading

If you fly, you can’t use their dictionary….

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Anyone know a a good dictionary/thesaurus app I can install on my PC? I used to use the offline version of Websters, which I loved, but it is old and won’t install on my 64bit machine. Lately I’ve been using … Continue reading

Frankencode and Other Writing

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes Students, Reading and Writing – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education. A former student of mine once coined a phrase that he used to describe the phenomenon whereby students take bits of code from various other programs and stitch … Continue reading