ICYMI: Quizotron, College, Scary Jesus, and the Uselesssness of Math
Science Sunday: Denial of Service Attacks and the Cost of Security
Elisheba explains how DDoS attacks work and why they are so hard to protect against.
What Actually Happened and a Rough Timeline
Grimalkin clarifies his objection to ablesim.
On the Uselessness of Mathematics and Resultant Magical Oracular Godness of Computers
Just because computers can do math for you doesn’t mean you don’t need to understand it.
Design Diaries – Quizotron Championship Belt
Labbers Ryan and Brian design and create the championship belt for Rebecca’s Quizotron. This year’s winner is Phil Plait!
The Art Assignment
New YouTube channel “The Art Assignment” that asks viewers to collaborate in making art launches
Pop Quiz: Is Mike Rowe Delusional?
Jennifer wonders if we should really be pushing so many kinds into going to college.
Creationists in Astronomy Class are Not Fun!
Jodee talks about the difficulties of teaching students who refuse to believe in scientific evidence.
Pop Quiz: Email
Dan gets too goddamn much email.
Scaring the Shit Out of Your Children for Jesus
Watch out kids! You’re being judged by a being that has absolute knowledge and wields unlimited power…and has the emotional maturity of a 5-year-old.
Your Privilege is Showing
Steph goes into the privilege behind a HuffPo article titled, “Why Do Your Kid’s Allergies Mean My Kid Can’t Have a Birthday?”
A Quick Look at Gender Development
As we investigate gender identity and its development during childhood, we see influence from both innate and societal factors which can vary significantly between individuals. The more we learn, the more we’re drawn to one conclusion: gender is complicated.
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