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Mythbusted -- people who wear glasses aren't geeks

Latest Australian research into myopia or shortsightedness reveals that people who wear glasses are not stereotypical geeks or nerds. We have literally busted the myth that people who wear glasses are introverted or have particular personality characteristics. They are more likely to be agreea...

Nanotechnology: not just for geeks

WASHINGTON Say nanotechnology, and geeks imagine iPhones, laptops and flash drives. But more than 60 percent of the 580 products in a newly updated inventory of nanotechnology consumer products are such un-geeky items as tennis racquets, clothing, and health products. Maintained by the Project...

The Largest and Most Comprehensive College Dating and Sex Survey Uncovers Surprising Behaviors of Students In and Out of the Bedroom

...t not limited to: do blondes really have more fun; do tattoos mean your child is more likely to get into trouble e.g. drugs, promiscuous sex; are band geeks more sexually active; does exercise relate to college students self-confidence in bed; does distance from home relate to sexual activity? Expert tes...

Tech Heads Go Gaga Waiting for Apple's IPhone

...me fans have already sold their place in the line for 500 dollars to customers who will show up just before the store opens, Vulkan said. Tech geeks also lined up outside Apple stores in places like San Francisco and Detroit. The national iPhone mania is being tracked on gridskipper.com. ...
geeks in Biological News

New open-source software permits faster desktop computer simulations of molecular motion

...aphics. The icing on the molecular-simulation cake is that the software has no allegiance to any particular brand of GPU, meaning it is, as computer geeks like to say, "brand agnostic." OpenMM will enable molecular dynamics (MD) simulations to work on most of the high-end GPUs used today in laptop and de...
geeks in Biological Technology

Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict

Let me admit right off that the title of this article is deliberately misleading. It feeds into the popular misconception that the workplace is populated by a bunch of generational tribes engaged in rivalries and conflicts with each other. Unquestionably there are real differences, misunderstandi...

You might work in a Midwest technology environment if...

... points: slide rule optional (Kinkos is more technical than my workplace) 3-5 points: respectably geeky (we live by our own code) 6-8 points: geeks rule! (crank up the iTunes!) 9 or more points: ultimate geekatorium (the world bows down before us) How did you do? If you answered yes to ever...

Last-minute stocking stuffers

...anta arrived a little early this year, and Ive been playing with some new toys that you might find to be perfect last-minute stocking stuffers for the geeks on your list. You know Kensington as a purveyor of computing accessories, and the good people there were kind enough to send me some of their lat...

Annie Stunden, CIO at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

...unden What's the latest book you've read? "What's the Matter with Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank Leading geeks by Paul Glenn Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd What magazines do you read regularly? Newsweek, Madison, Chronicle of Higher Education ...

BarCampMilwaukee promises a tech-focused event

...than there are in Milwaukee," he said. The BarCamp that set the standard, in Waldron's view, was the Seattle Mind Camp, a content-rich gathering of geeks that has spawned both a 2.0 version and what Waldron called a must-see video . "In my mind, everyone interested in technology should watch that vi...

Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war?

...@yahoo.com to share your experiences and perspectives. Recent articles by Tony DiRomualdo Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through the eyes of GE's Immelt Tony DiRomualdo: Work-life imbalance -...

An upside down view of the future

...s by Tony DiRomualdo Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through the eyes of GE's Immelt Tony DiRomualdo: Work-life imbalance -...

Can a talent market work inside organizations?

...s by Tony DiRomualdo Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through the eyes of GE's Immelt Tony DiRomualdo: Work-life imbalance -...

CEOs Gone Wild? Risks and rewards in the executive suite

...nside organizations? Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through the eyes of GE's Immelt Tony DiRomualdo is a researcher, author...

How Best Buy said bye to burnout, hello to results

...nside organizations? Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through the eyes of GE's Immelt Tony DiRomualdo is a researcher, author...
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