I am not a visually oriented person or, more appropriately, I am less than stellar at design. This may not be a surprise to anyone that has seen my attempts to assemble a wardrobe, but this is also true in the sense of organizing information – whether it is in a paper, on a poster, or for a conference presentation. As such, I am compelling myself to learn two programs/languages this summer that will both allow me to overcome my shortcomings ~ LaTeX and R. Yes, my devotion to wysiwyg interfaces and minimal .do files might be crumbling a bit. Continue reading When Form can Overwhelm Content
A quick reminder for those who push deadlines. The International Studies Association deadline (5/30/08) for proposals is today and the Peace Science deadline will be on Sunday (6/1/08).