New York City owes a debt of thanks to Thomas Edison for the brilliance that the skyline projects at night. He is the reason that we have the power to be the city that never sleeps. But can our grid sustain our needs today?
And how prettily it is displayed when it is covered in dew!I took this photo on my way to the rail earlier this week. The more I think about it, the more it reminds me that we all have to attend to some business or another to manage our daily lives.
The third #NYCSciTweetUp was a huge success! Thanks to all who came out to The Peculier Pub. It was a pleasure seeing so many new faces mingling with familiar ones!
Coffees offer us a way to look at our relationship to the larger world and see that sometimes our choices are not really our own, to think about how brands and larger market forces can help create what appear to be stable icons in our lives.
Ed Note: A version of this article appeared on Anthropology in Practice on Jan. 26th, 2010. How much do we really know about the food we eat? How do items like fruits and vegetables get to the supermarket?
Ed. Note: This article originally appeared on Anthropology in Practice on May 2, 2011. Lunch is an often neglected meal of the day: sometimes skipped, many times hastily consumed, lunch is often over before it begins.
Here are my ResearchBlogging.org picks for this past week: It turns out that there is truth to the statement that thirty is the new twenty - well, at least in terms of brain development.
I had an interesting experience with Facebook's face-recognition system for auto-tagging photos recently. Essentially, it misidentified a person in my photos.
Every month or so, the science community in New York City gathers to talk science over beer. The event—or TweetUp if you will—began as a means of connecting the online science community offline, which is why it bears a hashtag in its name.
It's Thursday! Which means it's time for my ResearchBlogging.org Editor's Selections.Here are my picks for this past week: Can linguistic diversity be hazardous to your health?
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