In a previous blog post, I suggested to my younger colleagues that while they should not care so much about the impact factor of the
A new search engine, Semantic Scholar, is being proposed to the scientific community and it uses artificial intelligence. Right now it is limited to computer
There is Nothing so Unequal as the Equal Treatment of Unequals – Leadership and the One Minute Manager If someone would have told me 15 years
Progress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first base. – Frederick B. Wilcox Coming back from attending a
My very first manuscript published in Physical Review Letters (major physics journal!) came about by drawing figures on piece of papers (basically mocked-up figures) with
Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal – The Washington Post.
Last week I published on this blog an AppleScript code for collecting tasks from text files (meeting notes, conferences notes and so on) stored in or taken
What does a Customer Relationship Management have anything to do with Academia? The blog Academic Workflow on a Mac makes a very good case for it…and
Goals are dreams with deadlines. – Diana Scharf Hunt The last few days our research group has been literally perturbed by a deadline for abstract submission
When Apple decided to rewrite the iWorks’ suite over 18 months ago, many were disappointed by missing features. Zoom to Yosemite and iOS8 versions, and
For the young (and not so young) scientists, a very interesting interview from earlier on this year with the 2002 Physiology / Medicine Nobel Winner
Just completed the reading of the book the Art of Explanation by Lee Lefever. I must admit that although I really like Nancy Duarte’s duo Slide:ology
Enjoy: The Feynman Lectures on Physics.
With everything being done to women in some Islamic countries, the announcement that one of this year four winners of the highest distinction in the field of
Yep, Facebook experimented with 700 000 of its users without their knowledge, and published their results in PNAS! The general explanation: the users consent