Monthly Archives: September 2008


Welcome to Jon Westfall’s Software Based Experiment Resource site. This site will begin it’s life to serve as a supplement to my contribution to the SJDM Computing Symposium, and continue on as a resource to other social scientists that seek simple solutions to building software. (Whoa, Holy Alliteration Batman!) If […]

Building Software Based Experiments: Techniques, Tools, and Tips


http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/sep/08/victim-grabs-gun-shoots-kidnappers-deputies-say/news-metro/ “After he was forced into the back seat of a car at gunpoint, kidnapping victim Gregory Longley saw his opportunity.When one of the kidnappers – sitting next to Longley – put his gun on his lap to text-message someone, Longley grabbed the gun and killed him, according to the […]

SPA: Don’t Lay That Gun Down