To all the grad students out there, you probably started entered summer with great expectations for turning your research into conference-worthy papers and posters, among other projects. Have you started yet? If not, don’t worry–you’re not alone. Inside Higher Ed proposes a strategy to get going. Read it here.
The Internet abounds with terrible job advice. A lot of it is well-meaning but outdated, while other advice exploits job seekers into paying for services. Some of it filters down to people we trust, who repeats it. College career offices, for example, often employ advisers from academia who have limited industry experience. Continue reading This is Terrible Advice
Simone Giertz, maven of monstrous robots, delivers a TED talk on why you should make useless things.
“It’s now possible to 3-D print extremely viscous materials, with the consistency of clay or cookie dough with fine precision, thanks to work done at Purdue University. This development may soon allow the creation of customized ceramics, solid rockets, pharmaceuticals, biomedical implants, foodstuffs, and more. ” After you watch the video, read the article here.