Following sharks as they journey around the ocean.
It’s times like this when I ask myself, “WHAT IS LIFE.”
Yesterday, I interviewed Janelle Monáe, one of my favorite artists, about her sci-fi influences and her new album, The Electric Lady, which comes out on September 10.
The field of optogenetics is in its infancy, especially in its relation to cardiology. But in the future, the collaboration between the two fields may bring us light-based pacemakers and defibrillators instead of the convention (and often harmful) electrical stimulation we have today.
My first write-up for the wonderful Lady Bits on Medium. Inspired by a post by Maggie Koerth-Baker on Boing Boing last year, I talk about why women reading comics in public is important and list some of the macro/micro issues that such a simple act can address. Also, suggested reading material!
We were all excited: NASA was going to crash a helicopter for science. Then we watched it and realized: wait, this was about engineering and not some about blowing shit up.
(GIFS that make me uncomfortable courtesy of Dan Stuckey.)
I interviewed Jo-Anne McArthur of We Animals and director Liz Marshall about their new film, The Ghosts In Our Machine. It’s not your stereotypical activist film – instead, it’s a quiet portrayal of animal industry and the human-animal relationship as it stands in 2013.
My two posts today came from the world of academia. One focuses on the benefits of sleep for motor learning while the other addresses the flexibility of the human foot. They aren’t as dry as they sound, I promise.
We’re Learning in Our Sleep (based on research from Brown University)
Your Feet Are Still Optimized For Climbing Trees (based on research from the University of Liverpool)
This event left me feeling so uncomfortable and depressed afterward. But for those who may be interested in light of recent events. here’s a podcast of Musharraf’s Q&A at SOAS from June 2011.
Now you can scan the Internet before you finish watching the latest episode of Breaking Bad. Read more about it at Motherboard.
Inspired by a new visualization of the London Underground I spotted the other day, I wrote a quick post at Motherboard about it and a few others that I find really stunning.
London (of course), New York, and San Francisco are featured, but it’s less about the cities here and more about the designers’ smart takes on visualizing transport data.