Spamming sleazebags ruining e-mail

I wish I had the answer. I don’t, but I’ve taken some small steps of my own. First, I will not open e-mail attachments, period, unless I know the item is coming beforehand or have extremely good reasons to believe it’s not carrying an evil payload. If you want me to see a file such as a PDF document, post it on a Web site and let me know where…

What Does a Professor Do All Day, Anyway?

We hear it echoed in recent debates over the ways professors spend their time. What do we do all that time when we’re not pontificating? Surely it can’t take all that time to write the lectures we deliver. Surely there can’t be that many books in our fields worth reading. The only logical solution that some people can draw is that we must be goofing off, or, just as bad,…