Category Archives: General Science

On Overworking Oneself

As I arise from bed for the third time this Saturday morning, head pounding and regretting that I haven’t been able to do what I wanted with my weekend, I would like at least to say that I shouldn’t have got … Continue reading

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fbew Me Your Science

For some months, I’ve craved a copy of Micrographia*. This week, I finally got my hands on a copy of Robert Hooke’s famous work. So far I’ve barely dipped into the volume, but over the handful of pages I’ve looked at I’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Funny How Motivation Works…

I tweeted recently that a networking meetup focused on careers in the games industry didn’t go my way. I had been very excited to start discussing how I could approach the industry and what people want. It failed to meet … Continue reading

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The “P” in PhD stands for Programmer.

I’ve been looking at future careers recently, and one general piece of advice I had for most of the careers I’m interested in involve showing rather than telling people about my skills. I definitely consider programming one of my best skills (I’m … Continue reading

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Word Therapy

Funny thing, time. We don’t really understand it properly. We treat it in different ways in different areas of Physics, where it might be continuous or discrete; real or “parametric”; independent or fundamentally woven into space. It’s not usually very … Continue reading

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Sympathy Levels Failing, Cap’n!

Tim Hunt recently made some rather ill-advised comments regarding women in science, and caused quite the Twitter storm. So much so, in fact, that it was all over the news – every scientist I know (many) has an opinion. Quite … Continue reading

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It’s Amazing What Some People Do For Fun

So look, if you’ve read this blog before you might be forgiven for thinking that the following statement is somewhat redundant, but here we go: I think about videogames a lot. What I’ve been getting more and more into recently is thinking … Continue reading

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