Here are some scary facts about our ‘age of interruption’… The average American receives more than 15 hours a day of digital media, everything from YouTube videos and Netflix movies to computer games and text messages. In 2007, Yankelovich, a market research firm, estimates that a person living in a city 30 years ago saw … Continue reading Science can teach ‘communication experts’ a thing or two
Having followed the climate change debate and science behind it since studying geography back in high school, I found the below 5-minute video a compelling and insightful look at why the whole issue just isn’t getting any traction. Sure, there’s plenty of denial out there even if the science is clear about what’s going to … Continue reading Climate Change is Boring – So change the story.
Have you seen Sherlock, the BBC One series on the famous detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, set in modern times? It’s an amazing series described on the BBC website as “Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson’s adventures in 21st Century London. A thrilling, funny, fast-paced contemporary reimagining of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic.” The … Continue reading Sherlock and the L’Aquila Verdict
Whether we like it or not, there’s no doubt that the World Wide Web (aka the Internet) has changed the way we live, work and communicate. And it all started here – at Cern, commonly known as the place where they smash really tiny pieces of the universe together. The ultimate research facility for physicists, … Continue reading “I cannot change the laws of physics! I’ve got to have thirty minutes.”