The Google Chairman speaks on ‘luvvies and boffins’. Eric Schmidt has spoken and the world listens! Well, it certainly should do because when the Chairman of Google, the company that would be Apple, gives the MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival
Articles from August 2011
A return to traditional science subjects at A-level has got to be good news – hasn’t it? It’s student results season (A-levels and GCSEs)– an opportunity for certain newspaper editors to publish pictures of attractive young girls jumping into each other’s arms! Hurrah!
Lab folk whitewash! Winning with ease – the multi-talented lab folk in action!
It’s always nice to see things done well – in the lab and elsewhere I do like to see things done well. It gives me a feeling of great satisfaction. I think that it’s different to being a perfectionist. I have always thought that being a perfectionist seems a bit obsessive – I mean, the [...]
Double refraction does not save the day I am going to come back to my foot, the weird growing thing, and the very minor operation, later. Don’t forget about it though, I won’t. Promise. First a brief word about birefringence and polarised light microscopy, as exemplified in the very nice, compact, 50ipol from Nikon, [...]
Happy Happy Happy talk Are you happy? Were you happy yesterday? Will you be happy tomorrow? Will you be happier tomorrow? Not sure? OK, were you miserable or glum or gloom or depressed yesterday? Probably – or is that just me?
Elbow hmmm What was the brilliant television writer Dennis Potter’s favourite word? Come on everybody must know this! Yes, you at the back! That’s right! Well done! It’s ‘Elbow’.