Epistemic Humility and Confidence

I allowed myself to briefly engage in a conversation on Twitter that I normally…


My Summary of 2020

Prevailing narratives determine "reality" for society. There's always a gap…


New Threats Don't Demand We Stop Living

One of my favorite entries from Present Concerns, a collection of essays by…


Diet Pills and Persistent Error in Health and Science

Earlier this year, I was doing a deep dive into virology. Coincidentally, this…


What's It All For?

Whenever there's a lot of hysteria around dangers to "public health" (a phrase…


Launching: Job Hunting 101

I didn't intend to get into the business of launching careers - I was just…


Creative Freedom

It's harder to find creative freedom within flexible, self-imposed constraints…


School is Weird

My nine-year old daughter started attending some once a week homeschool…


Setting the Trajectory of the Day

A day is like a rocket without steering. The trajectory on which it begins…