This story originally appeared on Groundwire.org, a Seattle-based non-profit organization helps environmental organizations connect, inspire and mobilize their communities. (Disclosure: There are actually 6.0221415 x 10^23 ways to make science less sciency, but that would have defeated the point.) Take a moment and think of something that doesn’t involve science. (Hint: it’s impossible) Science is [...]
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June 7, 2011
The U.S. Department of Defense’s Armed with Science project won 2nd Place for Social Media Outreach/Communications at the 2011 National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards.
June 3, 2011
I was recently interviewed by Michael Douma, Executive Director at Idea.org, about my role in the Defense Department’s Armed with Science project. The article covers Armed with Science’s origins and some of its core tenets, and relates the project to broader efforts aimed at boosting scientific literacy and improving attitudes about science. Read it.
January 13, 2011
This week, my Defense Department (DOD) buddies, Lt. Jennifer Cragg and Elaine Wilson, wrote very nice stories about the Dispatches from Antarctica series that I’ve been working on for the past few months.
May 28, 2010
On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to give a lightning talk at the Gov 2.0 Expo Keynote Kickoff. All of the talks were 5 minutes and consisted of 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds. It was definitely a great experience. The title of my talk was, “You’ve Been Scienced: Communicating Military Science and Technology with [...]
April 20, 2010
On Monday, the Armed with Science blog featured a story about Army scientists who are printing human skin cells with a modified inkjet printer. True story. Naturally, this led to my inclusion in an Delta Bravo Sierra military cartoon. Enjoy!
January 27, 2010
Katie Packard at AFCEA wrote this very thoughtful article on Armed with Science. Check out the original. Defense Department Wants You to Get Scienced SIGNAL Online Exclusive, January 2010 – by Katie Packard The U.S. Defense Department’s weekly podcast series, “Armed With Science: Research and Applications for the Modern Military,” emphasizes the important roles science [...]
January 17, 2010
Drew Carey, host of The Price is Right, gives an Armed with Science shout-out during CES 2010.
December 29, 2009
The UCLA Alumni website will feature a recent UCLA Magazine story about Armed with Science to ring in the new year. The swanky banner will be live at the top of the page Dec. 28, 2009 – Jan. 3, 2010. I like to think that the banner represents my internal struggles as a human-robot hybrid with a fragile sense of [...]