I have been using an android mobile device for a while now. I have tried to configure all Google services in order to enjoy the integral user experience. One of the things I like is that the pictures I take with my phone camera are automatically backed up on the cloud when I connect to a Wi-Fi network. This setting can be changed. If you do not mind mobile internet charges you can set it up to backup all taken pictures regardless of the network connection type. One could also select not to backup the pictures. Continue reading “Auto Awesome” is really awesome!
Monthly Archives: January 2014
That is what we are mostly. I have caught myself straying from well-thought (in my opinion at least) premeditated courses in my life, enough times so far. I can say with adequate certainty that it may happen to everyone. And it does. I have noticed…
Modern Academia – or how to become an over-educated secretary
Disclaimer 1: The title of this article is purposefully exaggerated. This article has no intention to even imply that the work of a secretary is somehow inferior to the work of a scientist. It is not! I have done such work and I know that almost no secretary is as appreciated as she/he should be. Being a secretary involves a lot of strenuous work requiring a high degree of concentration and adaptability to keep up with constantly changing demands. I just think that a scientist and a secretary should be two equally valuable but also distinctly different jobs.
Disclaimer 2: The following arguments do not apply to every research group but I think they roughly correspond to the general trends observed in modern Academia. Continue reading Modern Academia – or how to become an over-educated secretary
The changing job market
I just read that in the US, college graduates have trouble landing jobs related to their education if at all . This vividly reminds me of a TED talk given by Andrew McAfee about what future jobs will look like. The following is a video really worth watching!