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#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - does good mind or good heart a scientist make?

As always on Wednesdays, we have a new Video of the Week for you to watch. It is amazing.- Janet D. Stemwedel - Is being a good scientist a matter of what you do or of what you feel in your heart? - Judy Stone - Molecules to Medicine: From Test-Tube to Medicine Chest - James Byrne - Cerebral Palsy Challenger - Joanne Manaster - Quantum Levitation–where science videos don’t get any cooler! - Kevin Zelnio - Curious Critters - Bora Zivkovic - #scio11 - The Entertainment Factor - Bora Zivkovic - Weekly Highlights #8 – some recent SHERP work - Bora Zivkovic and Dave Munger - What is: ResearchBlogging.org - Gary Stix - Should Car Ads Be Banned? - Larry Greenemeier - Go For Broke: How Bill Joy Handicaps ‘Greentech’ Investments - Scicurious - Donor’s Choose at Scientopia! =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion.You should follow the Blog Network on Twitter - the official account is @sciamblogs and the List of all the bloggers is @sciamblogs/sciambloggers...

STAFFOctober 20, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic
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Go for Broke: How Bill Joy Handicaps "Greentech" Investments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—What does it take to pick a winner in the slowly unfolding field of renewable energy? For starters, alternatives to oil must be able to stand up on their own at some point, without a need for permanent government subsidies, said Bill Joy, once a heavy hitter in the information technology industry and now a partner in investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers's greentech practice.During a Q&A with Technology Review Editor in chief Jason Pontin at the magazine's Emtech conference Wednesday, Joy pointed out that another key to determining the future of a startup greentech company is whether its approach makes sense intuitively...

October 19, 2011 — Larry Greenemeier

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