The last few weeks have been weird and wonderful, and today was no exception. Actually, let me take that back. Today was an exception in the sense that it was even weirder and even more wonderful than the last few weeks have been. For those who haven’t already seen the news, read the twitters, liked […]Read more "So Many Thanks"
I can’t believe the coming week marks the end of classes for the winter 2014 semester. I won’t lie, I’m actually pretty excited to see it come to an end. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had a blast this semester, however, it has been far busier than I was initially expecting and I know that […]Read more "So Many Things"
About two months ago – maybe longer – I learned that I had won a teaching award when one of my colleagues congratulated me out of the blue. At the time I had no idea what they were talking about, so I replied with a puzzled look. It’s then that they realized my confusion. They […]Read more "I’m Wearing A Stupid Grin"
On Wednesday I spoke at the Bigger Picture Series: Bridging the Gap event. The speaker series is sponsored by the Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship, the CMESA, Innovation Guelph, and the College of Management and Economics. You’re probably wondering why the hell a stats-nerd who works in the School of Computer Science was invited […]Read more "The Business Of Do Goodery"
Over the weekend I spent some time organizing files, prepping notes for class, and doing whatever it is that profs do in their free time1. Of course, sitting around organizing meant that I spent much of my time exploring the past year of work. It’s weird; most days I feel as if I get nothing […]Read more "Three Year Prof-iversary"
When I was young I was rather fortunate in that I was exposed to computers early. I remember my brother and I creating short programs on the Commodore 64 that Canadian Tire had on display when it was first introduced, and thinking we were some sort of computer geniuses. 10 Print “Hello world” 20 Goto 10 Oh […]Read more "Praise Be To Google"
Today is the first day of the winter 2014 semester, or as I like to think of it – Reading Week bookended by class. Twelve weeks of class to be exact; six on either end. I’m actually pretty excited to get back to work. Don’t get me wrong, working in the comfort of my pajamas […]Read more "Let The Semester Begin!"