Tagged: video

‘Always be pitching, looking for feedback’ – Wipster’s Rollo Wenlock - Stick

Peter Kerr Nov 19, 2013

“Get your idea out there as much as possible, pitch it to everyone, even to strangers in a cafe, see what happens. If it doesn’t resonate, you probably don’t have anything.” That was Wipster head sherang’s advice given at Wellington’s … Continue reading → … Read More

The origin of the scientist - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 01, 2013

In this TED lecture Laura Snyder introduces the origins of the term ‘scientist’ (hint: for that don’t know, it’s surprising modern), the Philosophical Breakfast Cub and ‘modern’ science, closing with an appeal to science communication. Among other things, it’s interesting to learn that the Royal Association dropped questions after presentations as being ungentlemanly! This will be … Read More

Sunday video: tackling Tuberculosis and biophysics - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 25, 2013

This free-wheeling discussion between Science Alert’s Fiona McDonald and Vic Arcus (University of Waikato) and Greg Cook (University of Otago), with questions from the on-line audience, might give readers some a feel for the time and some of the factors involved in tackling a drug targeting effort, in this case for tuberculosis. It also offers … Read More

What is a gene? - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jul 27, 2013

Genome TV is hosting an interesting series of short videos, asking different scientists what a gene is. (These are also available from the (USA) National Human Genome Research Institute website.) In all there are ten interviews. I’ve embedded just a few of them below. (I offer them without meaning to imply I think these … Read More