What getting a doctorate really means? Matt Might, professor of Computer Science at the University of Utah, offers these graphics to explain conceptually what specialization of knowledge means.
ThinkBIG: BIG Problems
This TEDxStavanger talk by Erika Ilves helps us to imagine the Big Future that our descendants might yet have if we take the long view now
Robert Mendick of the Daily Telegraph reported this week about behind-the-scenes wrangling over the up-coming publication of the 2,000-page Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
"Welcome to the Anthropocene." That is the message of a stunning collection of satellite images recently compiled by the New York Times.
Why should Big Pharma invest in Big History? My answer is in the form of a warning label I imagined attached to all pharmaceutical products.
EnvironmentalScienceDegree.com is an enormously helpful platform for anything and everything environmental. Their mission is to help environmentally conscious professionals and those seeking an education in the field to move forward.
Science is getting in on the crowdfunding trend in a big way. Over the past few years, organizations like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have revolutionized the fundraising process for small businesses and entrepreneurs by bypassing traditional funders.
On a recent visit to Pioneer Works in the Brooklyn Red Hook neighborhood, I heard a lecture by Matthew Putman on “Imaging the Invisible”. The venue is a newly renovated factory and warehouse dating back to 1866. Putman began his lecture in the post-and-beam grand hall at Pioneer Works by referencing Richard Feynman’s 1959 lecture. “There is plenty of room at the bottom.”
It’s Okay To Be Smart is a blog and a YouTube show about science. But it’s probably not about science the way you’re used to it.
From the blogger and host, Joe Hanson, Ph.D: