Writing = therapy (or 5 reasons why writing is good for you) I have always enjoyed writing—whether it’s stories, poems, scripts, silly notes to myself or pages and pages of unnecessary commentary on my favourite television shows. There is something about putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) that soothes me. One of my… Continue reading Writing = therapy (or 5 reasons why writing is good for you)
1. The Dropout Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. The story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? How did the woman once heralded as “the next Steve Jobs” find herself… Continue reading 5 Science-Related Podcasts To Listen To
There are three stages in scientific discovery. First, people deny that it is true, then they deny that it is important; finally, they credit the wrong person. ― Bill Bryson
I like to post quotes that resonate with me from time to time and this: ...and this: It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. ...caught my eye. It was attributed to Darwin, and I had no… Continue reading You learn something new everyday!
Torture the data and it will confess to anything, as they say at Guantanamo Bay. Bad Science, Ben Goldacre This quote is somewhat amusing but very much true of some research carried out. It's not just limited to science either. How many times do less than reputable sources cherry-pick data and use it to support… Continue reading torture the data and it will confess to anything
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Science is the acceptance of what works and the rejection of what does not. That needs more courage than we might think. > Jacob Bronowski (Mathematician, 1908-1974).
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow --Edward Teller Edward Teller was an American physicist who was instrumental in the creation of the hydrogen bomb. He earned the name 'father of the hydrogen bomb', although he would later claim he was not as involved as people thought he was. This is covered in… Continue reading The Science of Today
“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: If there is any reaction, both are transformed.” — C.G. Jung