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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. http://vincentarelbundock.github.com/Rdatase... #rstats (via http://friendfeed.com/mrgunn...)
Fwd: When Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the Future met - http://www.growvc.com/blog... (via http://friendfeed.com/vc20...)
An Independent Scotland: What do the Entrepreneurs Think? http://entrepreneurialscoop.wordpress.com/ #Scotland
Been neglecting Friendfeed due to Google plus. Back now!
Cyborg search-and-rescue insects' power source unveiled: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news...
Yey! My Google Scholar Citations profile! http://scholar.google.co.uk/citatio...
Interesting interview with Colin Blakemore touching on consciousness and animal experiments. http://www.bbc.co.uk/program...
Top 20 countries for science and the rise of open access infographic: www.scieditco.com/blog4.html
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This is fun - a 2 second break!
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The top 20 countries for scientific publications: http://www.scieditco.com/blog4...
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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 - http://gigaom.com/cleante...
Age & science: do scientists make their best discoveries during their 30s? http://www.scieditco.com/news...
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Age & science: do scientists make their best discoveries during their 30s? http://www.scieditco.com/news...
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: http://www.bbc.co.uk/program...
Great interview with Paul Nurse from this week. http://www.bbc.co.uk/program...
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) - http://www.wired.co.uk/news...
Science/AAAS | Special Issue: Population - http://www.sciencemag.org/site...
The impact of free access to the scientific literature: a review of recent research http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc...
Unexpected conclusions! - Jo Young
Computing giants launch free science metrics : Nature News - http://www.nature.com/news...
Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations | Video on TED.com - http://www.ted.com/talks...
“Open” Web Browsers Now Majority Of Web — WebKit Continues Rise | TechCrunch - http://techcrunch.com/2011...
Cool dynamic infographic - how Twitter tracked the News of the World scandal: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media...
Turing festival in Edinburgh next month: http://www.turingfestival.com/
Liking that we have a local Scottish web design conference: http://thehighlandfling.com/
w00t! Paper has been accepted to Neurobiology of Learning & Memory!! :)
Excellent! - Jan Wessnitzer
Map of social media use in Asia-Pacific region
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Extremely fast genomics output (500 Tb of data in 2010) from the Beijing Genomics Institute: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english...
Ideas worth spreading; http://www.ted.com/ The annual TED conference is coming up in Edinburgh soon!
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