Monday, March 14, 2011
G-Week: Ghost Cats, Geniuses, Green Ideas, Gorillas and Graphic Novels
Let's start off with those, beginning with this feature for Today's Engineer:
Career Focus: Software Engineering
Next up we have my interviews with two MacArthur genius winners for IEEE's The Institute:
IEEE Members Earn "Genius" Awards
As usual, I wrote two Extinction Countdown columns for Scientific American:
Giving up on the "ghost cat": Eastern cougar subspecies declared extinct
Rare Costa Rican birds captured, tagged for study for the first time
...and a bunch of "green tips" blogs for Green Hands USA:
How Green Is Your Paper?
GreenShipping Helps You Offset Mail's Carbon Emissions
The Greenest Way to Get an iPad: Buy Refurbished
Want to be Facebook Friends with a Gorilla?
Write a Poem or Draw a Picture to Help Save Frogs
Save Ink (and Money) with Ecofont
Of course, there were also a few new articles for Mother Nature Network, where I'll have several new features coming up in the next week or two:
Could taking this bucolic image land you in jail? [this headline works better if you can see the image.]
The art of hand washing
New iPad app tells the story behind National Geographic's greatest photos
And finally, here's a new book review for Graphic Novel Reporter.
That's it for this week (as if you need more). Keep reading, and I'll keep writing!