Turn your Mac into a spectrometer

(via Turn Your Laptop Into a Spectrometer – Popular Mechanics)

Why now is the best time to travel the world

Five Reasons Why There’s Never Been a Better Time Than Now to Travel the World.
Matthew Scott, expeditionportal.com

If read­ing about the glo­ri­ous expe­di­tions of yes­ter­year such as the famous Oxford and Cam­bridge Far East­ern Expe­di­tion has you yearn­ing for a seri­ous over­land trip, don’t worry, it’s act …

Accelerator 2013

startl.org

Applications now open for 2013 Accelerator

After a year hia­tus, Startl is again part­ner­ing with DreamIt Ven­tures to offer a very select group of enter­pris­es the oppor­tu­ni­ty to engage in an inten­sive, company-building immer­sion…

http://flip.it/1zxEW

Accelerator 2013

Computational social science

(via Computational social science: Making the links : Nature News & Comment)

Mitt Romney: I believe in basic science

Mitt Romney: I believe in basic science, and by “basic science” I mean “cold fusion”
Maggie Koerth-Baker, boingboing.net

I’m not entire­ly sure what to say about this excerpt from a Wash­ing­ton Exam­in­er inter­view other than, “*head­desk*”.

Mitt Romney: I do believe in basic science. I believe in participating in space. I believe in analysis of new sourc…

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Quantum2: an innovative skills development program provided by the Information Professional Development Group at ProQuest

English: Diagram of technology-empowered profe...
English: Diagram of technology-empowered professional development for teachers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Quantum2: an innovative skills development program provided by the Information Professional Development Group at ProQuest.

Interesting site for information professionals on setting up an information/KM center.

Systems theory: foundations of business analysis

NASA Watching Atlantic Tropics: Katia, Tropica...
NASA Watching Atlantic Tropics: Katia, Tropical Storm Lee and System 94L [detail view] (Photo credit: NASA Goddard Photo and Video)
Systems theory – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

A core part of the theory used by the business analyst according to Michael Hugos, along with Information Theory