September 6, 2012
In science, and in dealing with regulatory agencies, we don’t have the luxury of adopting a relativist position to advance a thesis.
March 30, 2012
Each week, the Mathematical Association of America website features a math-related photo.
February 28, 2012
Most humans have two contradictory impulses: we love and need one another, yet we crave privacy and autonomy.
February 13, 2012
In a podcast called Thinking About Thinking, three eminent scientists discuss the ways humans think. All three have interesting and useful insights.
January 31, 2012
Is it possible to be literate if you do not understand non-linear equations?
January 16, 2012
Every great advance for Silicon Valley likely means a loss of low-skill jobs elsewhere in the economy, a trend that is unlikely to end anytime soon.
October 18, 2011
In a recent article, Peter Thiel does an excellent job of linking the need for advancements in technology and science with broader societal crises.
June 15, 2011
“I haven’t been killed by my foolishness yet, so let’s keep going, let’s take chances,” says Stewart Brand.
March 16, 2011
During the time that I was a clinical pharmacology fellow, I joked that a working session with Lewis Sheiner was like a trip to the outer reaches of the solar system.
March 1, 2011
Being partial to computer power here at Cognigen, we were amazed to learn that a Sun Grid Engine - the same software Cognigen uses on our very own NONMEM grid - was used to create the movie Avatar.