Developing Android Apps

I have been really excited about the ease of developing Apps for Android devices. My first experience was with using the MIT App Inventor – a really easy to use and intuitive (once you get the hang of it) was of building useful programs using the Lego-brick approach already popularized with Scratch. I had already … Continue reading Developing Android Apps

It was the week that was: Women in Science and the Tim Hunt episode

Little did I think, when I heard on BBC’s Today programme that eminent biologist Tim Hunt made some colourful remarks in Korea that it would unleash a furore in the media, the Internet, and around the coffee machine.  Much of the discussion revolves around several questions: Was he joking or being honest? If correct (or even if … Continue reading It was the week that was: Women in Science and the Tim Hunt episode