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Impostors, the Culture of Science, and Fulfilling Our Potential

An image of the kiddo, my daughter, looking especially feisty and amazing.

Not an impostor I think I started blogging because of impostor syndrome. Impostor syndrome, for those unfamiliar with the term, is when an individual feels she doesn’t belong or deserve her accomplishments. This can come from external or internal factors, and really, the internal factors are by definition largely derived from the external ones. A [...]

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Observations

Zombies Invade Google Campus

She looked perfectly normal. But what was she doing roaming around at night on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif? She’d been drawn out of her home, following the light, and now was taking mincing steps across a white bed sheet. Had she just taken “the flight of the living dead”? Was she actually [...]

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Observations

SciFoo: $1 billion

If you had $1 billion to spend on just one project, what would it be? Here’s how an astrobiologist, a broadcaster, a skeptic and a Nobel laureate, amongst others, would spend the money. Filmed at the 2010 Science Foo Camp in California, this is the last of four videos in this series.  

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