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Poopy projectiles: Penguins can fling their feces over four feet, study finds

  • Back in 2003, two intrepid physicists became fascinated by this behavior and were inspired to calculate the answer to a burning question: just how much pressure can those penguins generate to propel their feces away from the edge of their nests?
  • During a seminar at Kitasato University in Japan, a young woman asked about a slide showing a penguin brooding on its nest, wondering about the white and pink lines radiating outward.
  • Meyer-Rochow maintains that it wasn't a stupid question, particularly since it prompted him to take a closer look at his slides, among which he found several photographs that captured penguins mid-poop.
  • In this latest paper, Hiroyuki Tajima of Kochi University and Fumiya Fujisawa of the Katsurahama Aquarium in Kochi, Japan, note that the original 2003 paper did not take the projectile trajectory of the penguin feces into account.

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Greatest Mistake of Our Time

  • Do you think the people at that time were aware that things would become so ugly by the end of the war?
  • Also, if we think that we are not making a mistake today collectively then that leaves a blind spot and accidents usually happen in blind spot.
  • I think that collective mistake of our time is social media.
  • I have thought about this for long time and after lot of observation and experiences both online and in real life I am saying that the greatest mistake of our time is social media.
  • Social media is the greatest experiment of our time and it’s being run on billions of people, the effects of which are not really comprehensible to us.
  • It’s so deeply woven in our societies now that the rise and fall of political parties and world leaders is also influenced by how successful there campaign is on social platforms.

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Job Fairs Are Now Going Virtual

  • Attending networking events in person once required careful planning by printing out business cards and resumes, dressing to impress, and allowing enough time to get to and from the event.
  • The platform allows for a keynote presentation on stage, chat messages, polls, break-out sessions as well as one-on-one networking.
  • Watching the keynote while being able to see and contribute to a chat shared by other attendees and the presenters made the experience feel collaborative and inclusive.
  • Having attendees ask questions in the chat window made the process feel accessible to everyone, even for the timid person who would typically be hiding in the back of the room.
  • Following the keynote, attendees were given a chance to take part in speed-networking sessions to have 1:1 facetime with companies that are hiring.
  • Whether you’re looking for a job or interested in making connections, I highly recommend attending a virtual networking event.

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Keeping Our Data Stories Honest

  • It’s about embracing messiness and nuance, about accepting that sometimes the data won’t yield an answer, no matter how hard we push.
  • Ignoring this tension between data science and stories can be dangerous.
  • It results in neat little stories that are anchored in bad data science.
  • Like the starting novelist who writes about good people doing good things, they tell stories about data behaving exactly as it should.
  • That’s why it’s important to keep our data stories honest.
  • Second, as they go through the process with you, your audience will naturally come to realize that your work isn’t some alien rocket science but something that they too can participate in.
  • Data science is an iterative process, one in which each answer can raise many other questions.
  • It wasn’t a flawless story, and it had some loose ends, but that’s what good data stories are all about.

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Job Fairs Are Now Going Virtual

  • Attending networking events in person once required careful planning by printing out business cards and resumes, dressing to impress, and allowing enough time to get to and from the event.
  • The platform allows for a keynote presentation on stage, chat messages, polls, break-out sessions as well as one-on-one networking.
  • Watching the keynote while being able to see and contribute to a chat shared by other attendees and the presenters made the experience feel collaborative and inclusive.
  • Having attendees ask questions in the chat window made the process feel accessible to everyone, even for the timid person who would typically be hiding in the back of the room.
  • Following the keynote, attendees were given a chance to take part in speed-networking sessions to have 1:1 facetime with companies that are hiring.
  • Whether you’re looking for a job or interested in making connections, I highly recommend attending a virtual networking event.

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Keeping Our Data Stories Honest

  • It’s about embracing messiness and nuance, about accepting that sometimes the data won’t yield an answer, no matter how hard we push.
  • Ignoring this tension between data science and stories can be dangerous.
  • It results in neat little stories that are anchored in bad data science.
  • Like the starting novelist who writes about good people doing good things, they tell stories about data behaving exactly as it should.
  • That’s why it’s important to keep our data stories honest.
  • Second, as they go through the process with you, your audience will naturally come to realize that your work isn’t some alien rocket science but something that they too can participate in.
  • Data science is an iterative process, one in which each answer can raise many other questions.
  • It wasn’t a flawless story, and it had some loose ends, but that’s what good data stories are all about.

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Every Public Engineering Career Ladder

  • Some ladders include nontechnical jobs, I will just look at engineering and engineering management.
  • Focus is on growing ownership, ability to write production code independently, shipping experience, and at senior levels, design/planning/architecture.
  • Takes a fun D&D; inspired Dex/Str/Wis/Cha stats based evaluation, corresponding to technical skill, productivity, impact, and communication/leadership.
  • Management track is also included, with more focus on architecture, hiring, organizational skills, and leadership/salesmanship.
  • Breaks down technical skills into code quality/testing, debugging, and scoping/project design, and nontechnical factors to collaboration, citizenship, leadership, and impact.
  • Envoy: pretty simple ladder list, by a hot company.
  • Medium (gist): has tracks for Mobile, Servers, Foundations, Web client, Project Management, Communication, Craft, Initiative, Org design, Accomplishment, Wellbeing, Career development, Evangelism, Community, Recruiting, and Mentorship!
  • Brandwatch: explains levels at a high level, and then breaks it out for IC's and Management in this spreadsheet.

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Ace your Data Science Job Interview

  • Make yourself trustworthy, answer questions in the form of a story, send a thank you note, research your interviewers on LinkedIn. Most people think the goal of a job interview is to demonstrate how awesome you are … this is incorrect; the goal of a job interview is to demonstrate how trustworthy you are.
  • Approximately 24 hours after the interview email the recruiter the template outlined above and mail a handwritten note.
  • Finally, the most important words you can use in any interview: “I’m going to take a minute to think about that.” If you find yourself at a loss for words, or don’t know how to answer a question, you are allowed to take a pause.
  • Approximately 24 hours after the interview email the hiring manager the template outlined above and mail a handwritten note.

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Ace your Data Science Job Interview

  • Make yourself trustworthy, answer questions in the form of a story, send a thank you note, research your interviewers on LinkedIn. Most people think the goal of a job interview is to demonstrate how awesome you are … this is incorrect; the goal of a job interview is to demonstrate how trustworthy you are.
  • Approximately 24 hours after the interview email the recruiter the template outlined above and mail a handwritten note.
  • Finally, the most important words you can use in any interview: “I’m going to take a minute to think about that.” If you find yourself at a loss for words, or don’t know how to answer a question, you are allowed to take a pause.
  • Approximately 24 hours after the interview email the hiring manager the template outlined above and mail a handwritten note.

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Ace your Data Science Job Interview

  • Make yourself trustworthy, answer questions in the form of a story, send a thank you note, research your interviewers on LinkedIn. Most people think the goal of a job interview is to demonstrate how awesome you are … this is incorrect; the goal of a job interview is to demonstrate how trustworthy you are.
  • Approximately 24 hours after the interview email the recruiter the template outlined above and mail a handwritten note.
  • Finally, the most important words you can use in any interview: “I’m going to take a minute to think about that.” If you find yourself at a loss for words, or don’t know how to answer a question, you are allowed to take a pause.
  • Approximately 24 hours after the interview email the hiring manager the template outlined above and mail a handwritten note.

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