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May 05, 2014
Two Years Until Patheos Hits the Age of Reason
Patheos is celebrating it's fifth birthday this week, and they've asked us bloggers to reflect...
April 30, 2014
Making and Breaking Deals… in SPACE
My most recent pieces for The American Conservative are about bargains that are questionably made and...
April 26, 2014
Good Failures and Bad Fixes
In two of my recent posts for The American Conservative, I got to review Megan McArdle's...
April 23, 2014
Happy Birthday to the Bard!
To celebrate Shakespeare's birthday, here's a sonnet that's particularly on point for this blog. Sonnet...
April 14, 2014
Predictions, Prophets, and Property
The Pope Francis bookclub will resume next week. Since we finished the "Encountering Jesus" section...
April 13, 2014
A Lens on Killing and Forgiveness
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, and, over at The New York...
April 12, 2014
Just War, Culture War, Cyber… frackup
Time for another roundup of this week's writing for The American Conservative. First up, my review...
April 07, 2014
Memory in the Here and Now [Pope Francis Bookclub]
In 2014, I’m reading and blogging through Pope Francis/Cardinal Bergoglio’s Open Mind, Faithful Heart: Reflections on...
April 06, 2014
Flash Boys and Patent Ploys
This week, all my posts for The American Conservative had a slightly tech-y bent, starting with...
April 01, 2014
Felix Aprilis Stultorum Dies!
There are two very amusing April Fools' Day jokes that I've run across that are...
March 27, 2014
World Vision, Bad Science, and Living Death Sentences
Here's the round-up of the posts I've done this week at The American Conservative, starting with...
March 26, 2014
Hope without Sentimentality
This past weekend, I was feeling low, but, very luckily for me, I had tickets...
March 24, 2014
The PEG who dwells with us
I'm pleased to announce that Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry has joined the Catholic team here at Patheos...
March 23, 2014
Math, Moolah, Meddling Spies, and Monarchs
Here's the roundup of my most recent writing for The American Conservative, which includes math nerdery,...
March 12, 2014
Post-CPAC Roundup: Crime, Race, Religion, and Women
Earlier today I wrote about the how of my CPAC coverage, and here's the what: all the...
March 11, 2014
Speaking through Song
Like nearly everyone, I found the New York Times Magazine piece on the family that learned...
March 09, 2014
Three Radical Disruptions: Cyberwar, Drones, and Apprenticeships
I've spent this weekend at CPAC on a press pass, and I'll post a roundup...
March 08, 2014
Speaking at the CIC on March 19th
I'll be joining two other writers from Fare Forward at the DC Catholic Information Center for...
March 04, 2014
Sex as a How Do You Do?
I was having a conversation about sex and sensibility with a friend the other afternoon,...
February 22, 2014
Mammograms, University Lapses, and the Limits of Big Data
Over at my day job, I've gotten to write about two of my major hobbyhorses...
February 21, 2014
Of Love, Spiders, and Natural Law
I'm so pleased with the way in which my Catholic sensibilities were referenced in this...
February 10, 2014
Overconfidence in Our Employment Models
Due to travel and college debate reunions that kept us on the floor until past...
February 09, 2014
Aidez-moi, s’il vous plait?
I've been using Duolingo to revive my French (which I sadly hadn't touched since high...
February 07, 2014
Courage is What You Do in the Presence of Fear
Yesterday, Calah Alexander, one of the bloggers here at Patheos, posted a wrenching personal update...
February 02, 2014
Fantastic News! (with one bitter note)
Ok, before I share this news with you, I want to make sure we've all...
January 18, 2014
Lies, Spies, and Soft Paternalists
I've wrapped up my second week at my new job, and I wanted to give...
January 14, 2014
Answer Key to Sherlock Puzzle
For all those readers who took a crack at my two Sherlock ciphers and want...
January 14, 2014
Get a Compliment, Give a Compliment
The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) put together a list of 30 Catholics Under...
January 11, 2014
Sherlock Ciphers to Tackle
This weekend, I'm hosting friends for the season finale of Sherlock. Inspired by Lemony Snicket, I...
December 30, 2013
Join me for a Pope Francis bookclub in 2014
I've gotten a lot out of the interviews, sermons, and off-hand comments of Pope Francis...
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