Archive for the ‘Talks’ Category

August 11, 2010 2

Science Online London 2010

By in Collaboration, Conferences, e-Science, Talks

Tweet There is only a bunch of tickets left for one of the most exciting annual events in the area of ICT for science. Hosted by Mendeley, Nature and the British Library, the second edition of Science Online London (3-4 September 2010) promises to bring together hackers, academics, publishers and startups in the field of [...]

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October 12, 2009 9

Alternative talk styles

By in Hacks, Opinion, Socializing, Talks

Tweet I went to a toastmasters meeting, and found some interesting tricks to improve presentations. For example, they count the "ahhs", "hmm" etc. Since then I’m surprised at how many scientific talks are filled with those. A minor thing, but very effective. I didn’t keep going to meetings because it looked to me that the [...]