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A few trends in environmental optimism

Photo source: Smoke Control Lantern Slide Collection, ca. 1940s-1950s.  Title: Corner of Liberty and Fifth Avenues, Pittsburgh, PA.   Industrial smoke, what’s optimistic about that?  It’s the fact that many of our old industrial towns are now much healthier to … Continue reading

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Citizen Science … science for everyone

Crowdsourcing, citizen science, networked science, collective intelligence … these are some of the things I’ve been thinking about recently. Since we are finding new ways to collect, organize, and distribute information, we are also opening up some incredible opportunities to … Continue reading

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Changing ways of learning science …

Science. Information.  Educational Technology. Online Tools.  Smartphones. Tablets. The speed at which we are gathering information and developing tools to work with it is becoming overwhelming … for scientists, instructors, students, and anyone interesting in keeping up with what’s happening … Continue reading

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