Her Father’s Daughter

My parents came up today to go out for dinner for my birthday/ father’s day. On the way home, SteelyKid announced that she wanted to go to a playground. We explained that first we needed to go home and get Emmy, and then we would see about going to a playground. SteelyKid then suggested that […]

Many Worlds, Many Treats: The Movie

Another dramatic reading of a chapter from How to Teach Physics to Your Dog, just because. This is Chapter 4, which is based on the original Many Worlds, Many Treats post that kick-started the whole thing: I’m sitting at the computer typing, when Emmy bumps up against my legs. I look down, and she’s sniffing […]

Amazing Laser Application 1: Light Show!

What’s the application? The use of lasers to provide an entertaining light show for humans, dogs, or cats. What problem(s) is it the solution to? 1) “How will I entertain my dog or cat?” 2) “How can we distract people from the fact that Roger Daltrey has no voice left?”


“Hey, dude, whatcha doin’?” “I’m making dinner.” “Yeah? What are you guys having?” “Well, since the book was published today, we’re having a couple of nice steaks to celebrate.” “Just a couple?” “Hmm? What do you mean?” “Well, you might remember, I had something to do with the book…” “It’d be hard to forget.” “So, […]

How to Teach Physics to Your Dog Is Out Today!

Today is the official publication date for How to Teach Physics to your Dog! I’ve got another reason or two why dogs should love quantum physics that I’ll probably post later, but if the ones posted so far haven’t sold you on the book, how about a really nice review from Cory Doctorow at Boing […]