When I heard my youngest brother-in-law had died, I broke down completely: Raw sadness expressed in pain and tears. Survival instinct, I learned from Donders Wonders.
“Friends! How are you? Donders Wonders will publish its 500th blog soon – it’s a miracle! And we’ve been asked to write that post. How cool is that?!”
Wearable gloves packed with technology promise to translate sign language into speech. Are they as fancy and futuristic as they sound or are they just one of many half-baked ideas on the technology market?
If you ask scientists why they conduct research, they often give the grandest of reasons: curing diseases, ending world hunger, or ending our dependence on fossil fuels. I found out you can be in science with a relatively smaller goal, and that that’s okay.
Only 7-15% of PhD candidates finish their doctorates on time, and, after that, many of them work unpaid to complete their degrees. Why is this the case, is it acceptable, and how can the situation be improved?