Category Archives: General Science

Heroes Two Point No

My last post tried to make a constructive discussion from something which some people thought was “entitlement” on the part of a gaming subreddit. I think I did a pretty good job! What’s ne- Challenge accepted.

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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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