I’m finally back from an incredible whirlwind tour of entomology conferences. I’ve travelled from Ottawa, Ontario (ESO) to Edmonton, Alberta (ESC) to Knoxville, Tennessee (ESA). I am pooped and my brain is saturated with awesome science. I was invited to give a talk as part of a special symposium, “From the Lab to the Web”.… Read More Why I spend so much time on the internet, part II (tips for grad students)
This is a recycled post from my personal blog, The Bug Geek. I’m sharing it here now because it’s rather timely for me: I’m preparing a talk on this subject, with an emphasis on its relevance to grad students, for the Entomological Society of Canada annual meeting in about two weeks; it’s part of a… Read More Why I spend so much time on the internet
I’ve been unfaithful to the Grad Life blog. You may have noticed that I’ve been absent for the past month. I have been spending time with … *gasp* …another blog. Yes, it’s true. But is was all for a greater good. Today, a very exciting new online venture was launched, and I was a part… Read More Science blogging gets some street cred…
Us and Them. The digital divide. The generation gap. The age gap. A sign of our times. The Net Generation. Generation Y. It has always been that way – different generations have gotten different labels. Now with the widespread use of social media (although, in reality the statistic is that only 23 percent of the… Read More Generation Us and Them.