How to Send a File

My new book, How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems, comes out in a week! You can preorder it now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, and Apple Books. Here’s an excerpt from the How To chapter on file transfers. Chapter 19: How to Send a File Sending large data files can be difficult. Modern software systems have moved …

San Diego Comic-Con

I’m going to be at Comic-Con in San Diego this week! I’ll be appearing on panels with some really neat people for conversations about science, comics, and writing, and talking about my new book, How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems. Here’s my panel/event schedule. If you’re attending, come see me there! THURSDAY …

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

I’m excited to announce that I have a new book coming out! It’s titled How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems, and it’s an extremely unhelpful guide to solving everyday problems. How To is an instruction manual for taking everyday problems and using science and creative thinking to turn them into much bigger and …

A puzzle for the UK

Sadly, my current Thing Explainer book tour doesn’t stop in the UK (although you can come see me at London’s Royal Institution via live videolink on December 7th—tickets here). However, in lieu of an in-person visit, my publisher and I have put together a special puzzle for UK readers to solve. The puzzle has two steps. Step one is to find out where step two is. …