Science

Three Aspects of a Great Fluid Simulation

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GSOC has finally come to a close. It seems like yesterday when I was blogging on here, young and foolish about the complexity of my project. …

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Awkward Science Stock Photography

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Most of my blogging time is dedicated to my hit image blog Fresh Photons these days, but I recently came across this great image above on a …

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Visual Guide to Science Museums in Paris

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There’s a great book called The Geek Atlas: 128 Places Where Science and Technology Come Alive, a list of nerdy tourist attractions around the globe. I heaven’t …

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The Scientific Process Through Stock Photography

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Stock photography offers a candid look at the essence of any “keyword” through the eyes of the general public. Given the renewed interest in my original …

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ISMB 2008 and What the Heck Are Non-Coding RNA

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What’s the best way to bypass expensive conference fees as an undergrad? Volunteering of course! This year I’m volunteering at the ISMB 2008 conference in Toronto, …

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White Stuff and Black Stuff That People Like

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People who read books are suckers. Why put yours eyes through hours of tortuous labour when you can trade the horrible noise pollution of the city …

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Zoological Misconceptions!

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Now that I’m finally The Dread Zoologist Roberts, I feel a need to help the people. The confused people. People confused about wives tales, folk taxonomy and poorly …

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Fringe Pilot: A Ten Million Dollar Remake of X-Files

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Lost is over until 2009 and Battlestar Galactica followed suit last Friday. So what the heck am I going to watch on TV for the rest …

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Interview with A.I. Chatbot George about A.I.

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Here’s an unedited transcript of my difficult interview with George, the Jabberwacky AI chat bot, on the topic of artificial intelligence. I chose George because he learns entirely by …