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Sometimes office conversation here at SCR turns to controversy around typing conventions or punctuation, such as the Oxford Comma or the debate around two spaces after a period. But we’re not looking to start any trouble, so we will avoid those topics! However, accessibility is something that we think about often and not just because… Read More »
The terms Big Data and e-Science are increasingly used in a multitude of forums. Many of us are inundated with these terms at work and they are increasingly talked about in the media. But what do they mean? The Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative has been featured here before and the ongoing webinar series… Read More »
Sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of all that’s going on. Here are some of the headlines you may have missed this past month: Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon [MedlinePlus] Smartwatches could soon tell you when you’re getting sick [TechCrunch] Quick fact sheets on key trends in digital technology… Read More »
According to a 2013 Pew report, 60% of U.S. adults ages 18 and over nationally track their weight, diet, or exercise routine, and 21% of all adults surveyed use technology to do so. Fitness and activity trackers such as Fitbit or Nike+ can certainly help with setting goals or finding extra motivation. But how effective… Read More »