On being a “digital academic”

A colleague asked me why I "left science" last year. I don't really feel like I have; my dayjob involves writing about the amazing research and related goings-on at the place where I completed my PhD. I still feel connected to science; I'm just not at the bench. Perhaps I'm lying to myself, but I'll …

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For A Safer Internet

Today I would like to share a guest post with you, by my friend Colin, who is one of those I.T. people. Last Tuesday was Safer Internet Day and I asked for a post explaining the importance of the projects that Colin is involved in - hopefully stirring up some interest in terms of staying …

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Invisible Lives

It's a skeptics in the pub write-up! In case you missed it, I luckily made it to Westminster Skeptics to see Juliet Jacques give her talk, Thinking critically about transgender issues and you can listen to it on the Pod Delusion but I shall write up my notes for those who prefer to read! Firstly …

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Interacting on the Interweb

The latest furore surrounding the 'potentially damaging' nature of things like Facebook and Twitter is in swing, with the Daily Mail (safe to click! Minus images) interpreting a scientist's views as social networking turning your kids' brains to mush. Note that Martin does of course disagree - as do I. Sciencepunk has taken the time …

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