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Major earthquake in Samoa, 8.3

Grant Jacobs Sep 30, 2009

Quick post: There has been an 8.3 earthquake near Samoa. See: Best wishes to anyone in Samoa, or with family or friends there. Read More


Scientists can’t write?

Grant Jacobs Sep 30, 2009

Currently I'm reading sections of Investigating science communication in the information age: implications for public engagement and popular media. In chapter 4.1, Making science newsworthy: exploring the conventions of science journalism, Stuart Allan cites journalist W. T. Stead who wrote in 1906 (see page  152): In editing a newspaper, never employ an expert to write a popular article on his own subject, better … Read More


Introducing Code for Life

Grant Jacobs Sep 24, 2009

Welcome to Code for Life. I hope you get something out of my modest efforts to educate and entertain. The material below can also be found in the ’About’ page. I’m popping it in here by way of introduction. What’s with the name of the blog? Code4Life was a name I considered for my consultancy,  … Read More


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