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Links: Grad School Advice and Admissions, Plane Crash Survival Odds, Rule of 200, and More.

by Kelle August 24, 2010

An Open Letter to New Graduate Students | ProfHacker Excellent article that you should consider circulating to the incoming class at your institution. Physics: number of A-level entrants roars beyond 30K | The Institute of Physics blog “Although the number of entrants has increased much work is still required to reduce the gender divide in […]

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Links: Representative Color Images, Unconscious Bias, Lecturecasting, Saying No, and More.

by Kelle August 6, 2010

Orange, Silver, and Black: The High Contrast Office. By brock2621, via Lifehacker. Astro Phony Colors? Or Just Misunderstood? | Spitzer A nice piece by Robert Hurt, one of astronomy’s premier visualizers, on the validity of “representative color” images. I particularly like the language translation analogy. Let’s rid our language of the misleading term “false color” […]

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Links: Negotiating Tenure Track Jobs, Unclutter Your Office, Collaboration Tools Compared, and more.

by Kelle January 22, 2010

AAS Twitter Stream Graph by Nathan Bergey. Stuff new/prospective TT faculty need to know. Part 1: Money | Professor in Training Discussion of startup funds and salary issues for those about to start negotiating academic tenure track positions. Stuff new/prospective TT faculty need to know. Part 2: Negotiating | Professor in Training Putting together a […]

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Links: Python’s Many Uses, Daily Sabbaticals, Travel Tips, and more…

by Kelle November 6, 2009

Python in the Scientific World | Neopythonic A More Practical Creative Sabbatical | Gina Trapani How to choose carry on luggage | 3-Minute Vacation I love my Eagle Creek SwitchBack 22″. I’d buy another one in a heartbeat. The Beginner’s Guide To Minimalist Travel | Zen Habits Handcrafted and Free Floating: The Wraparound Workspace | […]

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