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A tricky problem

August 29, 2010

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Here's a puzzler: how do you convince someone who agrees with you? This is not as silly a question as it may seem. Read on! I am studying Energy Science. Essentially renewable energy in all its forms: technology, policy, economics. So of course all the people studying it are pretty much on the same page: […]

In the face of progress

August 29, 2010

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"All the voices in my head and all the people I meet,They're all trying do hard to make a man out of me" It does seem this pressure mounts. Though I can't say for for certain, I feel the technical environment has something to do with it. It feel like being in a technical field […]

Science, open tools, and standards

August 8, 2010

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So, 11000 words into my project report and what have i learn? That scientists and engineers can be stupid, even childish, in certain ways. I'm talking about standards and openess. It seems that everyone is so obsessed/impressed by their own research area, no one thinks about the bigger picture. Maybe bigger picture is wrong. More […]