What happens when a Carl Sagan fan meets with person with psychic ability.
Humorous piece by Shawn Olson about cars, originally printed in the Columbus Messenger.
How misnomers and programming error can frustrate your users.
Learn how to force NULL values to the end of a sorted list
Thoughts on the American War in Iraq.
Egoism may not be popular, but it's what's getting my vote.
An essay about the role teachers play in making subjects interesting, valuable and relevant to students. Prompted by an Open-House visit to Westland High School.
Jeremiah Williams prepares for his weekend and life.
Communites want to stop teenage crime, but continue to take away legitimate outlets for youthful activities.
A reaction to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America, shortly after the events.
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