Teaching Evolution Is Like Building A Jigsaw Puzzle

Posted on November 18, 2016

I’ve been thinking a lot about evolution lately. I think about it a lot anyway, because I love biology, and in the words of Theodosius Dobzhansky: Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution But lately I’ve been thinking about evolution in the context of education. My work on Lernabit has so far mostly focused on science education, so I’ve especially been thinking about the future of that as well as education in general under a DonaldRead More

The Creator’s Paradox Of Choice

Posted on May 11, 2016

Quite some time ago, I set up this blog with the intention of having it as some sort of brain dump for all of the things I enjoy writing about. Despite having many different interests, I haven’t created any content because I can’t find what to write about. In fact, the breadth of my curiosity has been precisely why I can’t find a topic. This dilemma reminds me of the famous (and excellent) TED talk about the paradox of choice.Read More