Monthly Archives: August 2013

Promotion

Today I decided to promote myself. That’s right!  This site has officially upgraded from “Ramblings of a Science Maniac”  to “Adventures of a naïve young researcher”!  There are many many good reasons for this. Firstly; I’ve been labelling myself as a “science maniac” … Continue reading

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Explaining What I Do

As I keep saying, I started my PhD recently at the University of Surrey. It’s cool, I love it. Not only is the subject interesting but the community of PhD students is awesome. There’s even a Postgraduate Society here – … Continue reading

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“Probably” Correct

Nerd Sniping Today I saw a brilliant little bit of nerd-sniping on Facebook; If you were to choose the answer to this question randomly, what is the probability that you would get it right? A) 25% B) 50% C) 60% … Continue reading

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“50% Ferrous” (A Bit of Irony)

Something about the internet makes true irony hard to appreciate, though I suppose the popular song doesn’t help either. Personally, I really appreciate a delicious bit of irony and especially so when it’s happening to me. Would you believe it, … Continue reading

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Oh the Humanity! Game “Addiction” and You.

Are you here because you want to learn more about game “addiction” (compulsion) for yourself or on behalf of a friend? Make sure to check out my note at the end of this post. It’s not too often that I … Continue reading

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Managing Expectations

Last week I marked a whole month into my PhD research. I was surprised at how quickly it came around, and simultaneously disappointed with how far I’d come. One thing about me that can be a double-edged sword is that … Continue reading

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