Tag Archives: Book Review
Paul and Dan on The Book of Joy (by the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams) We talk about my cancer, faith as foundational to hope and hoping for faith, Paul and my different religious backgrounds, faith as a … Continue reading
Paul and Dan on Atlantis (by Carlo and Renzo Piano). We talk about architecture, beauty and goodness, optimism and pessimism, civil society, not being cool, and conversation in general.
Paul and Dan on Deep Work (by Cal Newport). I push back and say what I like about Deep Work. We discuss being driven to distraction, unplugging, lentil soup with spearmint (it’s just not for me), and the difference between … Continue reading
This is the video of the specbio panel I moderated last year at Flights of Foundry. I’m a little slow getting started, but my guests had some excellent things to say, so please skip ahead a few minutes and hear … Continue reading
Full disclosure: the author sent me this comic, asking for an honest review. If I didn’t like it, I wouldn’t review it, but I did, so I am 🙂 I had heard about the Paleocene comic series, but I hadn’t … Continue reading
And now for something completely different. My friend and mentor Paul Venet and I discuss the book Becoming Fluent and our experience learning and teaching languages.