Check out this visual explainer about sound. It’s a beautiful example of how interactive media can make otherwise complex scientific concepts accessible and comprehensible to everyone.
I wrote this document for internal use at Google, but I believe it has broad applicability, not just in tech but in any field where people undertake team projects.
This piece from The Guardian was the best article I read last week. It makes a compelling case that we are collectively giving away our most precious commodity, our time, in order to generate untold riches for certain large companies.
Here’s a video I made this morning explaining the so-called Normal or Gaussian distribution. That esoteric name belies a fundamental law of nature.
Check out this fascinating and beautifully produced visual explaination of the wonders of your immune system. You’ll be amazed by the incredible things going on in your body every day, about which you are able to remain blissfully ignorant, unless they stops working.
The economic devastation wrought by the pandemic is forcing a lot of people to rethink their career choices. But who has time to go back to school for a Bachelors or Masters degree? One option I just learned about seems promising…
I recently developed a new Python course, with a focus on beginners and practical examples. I call it Practical Python Programming for Everyone (ppp4e).
This new course provides a practical, supportive, and fun environment for learning Python. Tuition is free for underrepresented groups.
I’m often asked to recommend a book to help students get started learning Python. There are many good ones, but depending on your style of learning, I have two specific recommendations.
I used to say “repetition is the basis of all learning”. Now so sure about that…
The article linked below espouses a concept I’ve always found to be true but never fully appreciated as clearly as it is explained here.