Is it by accident that both Google first ladies are biologists?

Or is it the strongest personal indication of the future of technology? No, it’s not my job to answer this question, but I could be optimistic about the consequences of it. By now the story of Anne Wojcicki, Sergey Brin and 23andMe is a commonplace in the blogosphere. While Anne is graduated with a BS… Continue reading Is it by accident that both Google first ladies are biologists?

Interdisciplinarity explained: “Eclectic others, who are smart and fun to have around”

I’ve found the following perfect quote in Paul Smaglik’s NatureJobs report on the current human brain mapping efforts of scientists all around the world (emphasis by me): Interdisciplinary groups are trying to combine imaging approaches and analyse them with statistics, and computational and mathematical modelling. Nikos Logothetis, a professor in physiology and cognitive processes at… Continue reading Interdisciplinarity explained: “Eclectic others, who are smart and fun to have around”