Tag: technology

STEM fun on Pinterest

Fun for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fans this summer!  As the Assistant Faculty Librarian for Science and Technology I have an interest in all things STEM.  As a mother of a 3 year old I have an interest

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New Journal subscription: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance

Welcome to the New Blue Journal…. So says the editor of the new journal Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance (the official journal of the Aerospace Medical Association). In fact the journal isn’t new, it has had four titles and ten

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Art, artificial networks, and the construction of reality

Artificial Neural Networks use well known mathematical methods to help computers learn to recognise and interpret patterns from experience, allowing them to classify images and recognise speech.  Layers of decision making ask what structure something has and then assesses it in more

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Spring has Sprung

We get a surprising number of requests for rubber (elastic) bands, and we got curious and started to look into how the humble rubber band originated. The rubber band was patented by Stephen Perry of London on 17th March 1845 for use in

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The world’s smallest movie!

Is this the new Atom Ant? Did you ever see such a charming example of creative science technology. In 2012 IBM created a film starring Adam the atomic dancer using 12 atoms. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSCX78-8-q0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Boy_and_His_Atom

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CCI update: access to Digital Tutors

For new users of Digital Tutors there is an updated video on the library catalogue showing CCI staff and students how to register for an account with Digital Tutors. Digital Tutors is an online CG training library for a wide

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Free access this month to Taylor & Francis’ “electronic media” collection

Taylor & Francis’ Communication Theme of the Month Collection this November is “Electronic media”: the study of radio, television, media technology, and web design with streaming audio and video.  Until 30 November, you can get free additional digital content on: Cyber-security Learning Diversity

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The Future is Now

Here are some fun inventions that suggest we’re already living in the future! http://canyouactually.com/17-incredible-inventions-that-prove-the-future-is-now/

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SciTech Update March 2014

The lastest edition of SciTech update is available for download from the website

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Issue Counter Changes

The more observant will have noticed a lot of activity around our issue counter as of late, and some impressive looking equipment being installed.

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