Faraday's Cage Is Where You Put Schroedinger's Cat
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In the past two weeks, I have been introduced as Mike’s spouse twice in professional settings. I usually view this as something akin to the Kiss of Death: the person receiving this news is likely to consider me an appendage to my spouse and therefore rather useless. It’s not that I mind people know I […]
I’ve been pondering a question…and asking a few people, as well. What do you consider innovative? In particular, I’m wondering if people say it is only innovative to have a new idea that no one has thought of before. What about a different scenario: would you consider it innovative if you came up with a viable […]
I’m interested in the different uses of the word model. Of course, the most common reference (outside of science and engineering) is to someone who wears expensive clothes. Upon encountering such a model, most of us in the sciences and engineering wonder how they could charge so much for so little fabric. In science and […]
I recently had someone ask what I was planning to do after I graduated. I’ve had this question asked of me before. When I responded, “I’m interested in a tenure track position,” I have, more often than not gotten the “Yeah right. Let me know how that works out for you” response. Not in so […]
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