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Hardly a quiet moment

Today’s guest picture shows some colourful ducks and ducklings (or perhaps geese, I can’t tell) which my sister Mary met in Regents Park.

It was a day of meteorological contrasts with spells of sunshine mixed with fierce showers with the whole day overlaid with a very brisk and chilly wind. 572 more words


Thursday, February 26th

Date: 2/26/15

Hours: 10:00am to 3:00pm (5 hours)

Cumulative Hours to Date: 41 hours

I fact checked a Google doc spreadsheet of CEOS to make sure each CEOs gender was correct. 37 more words

On Site

Three shades of grey

I am breaking with my usual practice of having a single guest picture by having two guest pictures today as I thought that they make an interesting contrast.  618 more words


Monday, February 23rd

Date: 2/23/15

Hours: 10:00am to 3:00pm (5 hours)

Cumulative Hours to Date: 36 hours

I continued to work on the annotated bibliography for “Why Diversity Matters.” 46 more words

On Site

Speedy progress

Today’s guest picture wasn’t taken by Mrs Tootlepedal but it was made by her.  It shows Shaun the Sheep, popular TV and film star.  He went to Edinburgh today to stay with his new owner. 539 more words


Sharing Research Data

I realize I’m in an environment chock full of proprietary information. It’s vital for their business that GE to keep their research data secret.

I am, however, a digital information scientist. 50 more words

Graduate School

Techtip: Preserving your content

Following this story in the Guardian and elsewhere (“Google boss warns of ‘forgotten century’ with email and photos at risk”), I thought I would provide some advice on how to ensure as much of your content as possible remains accessible for as long as is practical. 912 more words