Jabberwocky Ecology

Why computer labs should never be controlled by individual colleges/departments

Some time ago in academia we realized that it didn’t make sense for individual scientists or even entire departments to maintain their own high performance computing resources. Use of these resources by an individual is intensive, but sporadic,… Read More

Postdoc position in Jim Brown’s group studying the major patterns of biodiversity

There is a new postdoctoral research position available in Jim Brown’s lab at the University of New Mexico to study some of the major patterns of biodiversity. We know a bit about the research and it’s going to… Read More

How far we have come in communicating and discussing science

When I started graduate school (a little over a decade ago): Online literature searching was just becoming common You had to mail your manuscripts to the journals in triplicate Responses to published articles (when they happened) took a… Read More