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Archive for June, 2009

Public Service Article: JSTOR and other Useful Research Archives

June 28th, 2009 4 comments

How do you get access to current and historical research articles if you are not affiliated with a university or large research organization? Our second public service article discusses some useful online research archives. Read more…

Public Service Article: Back Up

June 11th, 2009 3 comments

This is a public service article encouraging all of us to back up our data (which more and more is our lives). I sketch some methods and resources for doing this.

As more of our life becomes digital (work, finances, passwords, pictures, contacts,dairies,videos and email) we must be more diligent in backing up our data. If your hard drive fails at work you might lose some spreadsheets (and you might not lose anything if your IT department is on their toes) if you computer fails at home you lose your wedding album. Your hard disk will fail and try to take all of your data (life) with it- it is a matter of when not a matter of if. You want this to be an inconvenience, not a disaster. Become expert at backing up and take the time to help others.
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What is “Genetic Art?”

June 1st, 2009 Comments off

What is “genetic art?” My answer to this is http://www.geneticart.org (redirects to http://www.mzlabs.com), but this requires some explanation. Read more…