tvol is Timothy Vollmer. I'm a bicyclist, cook, and policy guy living in Oakland, CA.

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The Baddies hang again in Oakland. cc @littlefriendsof

The Baddies hang again in Oakland. cc @littlefriendsof

Wisco winter (at Tenney Park)

Wisco winter (at Tenney Park)

Jonny bought a centrifuge from the university property disposition. Interesting culinary tool or kitchen time bomb?

Jonny bought a centrifuge from the university property disposition. Interesting culinary tool or kitchen time bomb?

my dad made beigli, a Hungarian pastry with black walnuts

my dad made beigli, a Hungarian pastry with black walnuts

With academics doing much of the work and the Internet reducing distribution costs, you might expect the cost of academic publishing to fall as the Internet makes communication more efficient. Instead, the opposite has happened. Subscription rates for top academic journals have skyrocketed in recent decades — with one study reporting per journal subscription costs rose 215 percent between 1986 and 2003, despite the consumer price index only increasing 68 percent in that same time period.

something tells me I’m no longer in Cape Town (at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW))

something tells me I’m no longer in Cape Town (at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW))

nice braai at Delia’s house

nice braai at Delia’s house