Things That I Find Interesting, Useful, or Amusing...
Dissertation - Environmental Controls on Stratocumulus Cloud Fraction [PDF]
Martin Gregory - The Infectiousness of Pompous Prose [PDF]
"Omit needless words!"
Alan Robock - Parentheses Are (Are Not) for References and Clarification (Saving Space) [PDF]
Diatribe on the improper use of parentheses in scientific publications.
Paul Cooper - Epic Fail: What a Perfectly Putrid Poster Can Do for You [PDF]
Instructions on how (not) to make a bad poster.
David Patterson - How to Give a Bad Talk [PDF]
Dated but useful ideas on how (not) to give a bad talk.
I wrote an updated version of this document as part of an informal professional development talk I gave at PNNL in September 2015. [PDF]
Martin Schwartz - The Importance of Stupidity in Scientific Research [PDF]
On why it is ok to not know.
Kimberly Nicholas and Wendy Gordon - A Quick Guide to Writing a Solid Peer Review [PDF]
A useful checklist for writing a productive peer review.
Matt Might - The Illustrated Guide to a Ph.D. [Link]
A unique perspective about what it means to get a Ph.D.