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Jo Young

Jo Young

Scientist, data geek, science writer, social media addict, data visualisation geek.
Checking in to FriendFeed after a break! Quite a few FriendFeed users in the #scioimagine session at Science Online! #scio14
Fwd: RT @_inundata: A neat list of all datasets available via packages in R. #rstats (via
Fwd: When Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the Future met - (via
An Independent Scotland: What do the Entrepreneurs Think? #Scotland
Been neglecting Friendfeed due to Google plus. Back now!
Cyborg search-and-rescue insects' power source unveiled:
Yey! My Google Scholar Citations profile!
Interesting interview with Colin Blakemore touching on consciousness and animal experiments.
Top 20 countries for science and the rise of open access infographic:
This is fun - a 2 second break!
The top 20 countries for scientific publications:
The USA publishes the most, then Germany and Japan. Not too surprising I guess. - Jo Young
How big data will help manage a world of 7 billion people — Cleantech News and Analysis -
Age & science: do scientists make their best discoveries during their 30s?
Age & science: do scientists make their best discoveries during their 30s?
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their discoveries might do for mankind:
Great interview with Paul Nurse from this week.
Grr... Excel. It 'unexpectedly shut down' four times in 30 minutes! There isn't even much data in the sheet! Must get better at R....
Turing Festival 2011: the highlights (Wired UK) -
Science/AAAS | Special Issue: Population -
The impact of free access to the scientific literature: a review of recent research
Unexpected conclusions! - Jo Young
Computing giants launch free science metrics : Nature News -
Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations | Video on -
“Open” Web Browsers Now Majority Of Web — WebKit Continues Rise | TechCrunch -
Cool dynamic infographic - how Twitter tracked the News of the World scandal:
Turing festival in Edinburgh next month:
Liking that we have a local Scottish web design conference:
w00t! Paper has been accepted to Neurobiology of Learning & Memory!! :)
Excellent! - Jan Wessnitzer
Map of social media use in Asia-Pacific region
Extremely fast genomics output (500 Tb of data in 2010) from the Beijing Genomics Institute:
Ideas worth spreading; The annual TED conference is coming up in Edinburgh soon!
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