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"Work-in-Progress: Polytechnic Perceptions of the Engineering Classroom Experience" - :doi: doi.org/10.31224/2124

Discovered by trying to send a message to my spouse. Luckily my bridged Matrix server was still accessible so I could still send a Signal message through that.

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Discovered that my kid's school blocks access to Signal, Threema, Wire, FB Messenger, Telegram, etc. Interesting.

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"Design of Smart Farm Irrigation Monitoring System Using IoT and LoRA " - :doi: doi.org/10.31224/2116

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We are excited to announce that Engineering Archive has completed its migration to our new home on Public Knowledge Project's Open Preprint Systems with hosting provided by PKP Publishing Services.

blog.engrxiv.org/2022/01/annou

#OpenScience #OpenEngineering #preprints #OA

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Job ad: Assistant Professor of Geology 

If you're interested in to motivated undergrads in a small department, has a great geology program.

You are all heartily encouraged to check out the school/department and apply!

employment.stlawu.edu/postings

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Griping about my schedule this week 

I am supposed to use this week to prep my courses before classes before they start next Monday. Queue the the scheduling of full days worth of meetings every day this week.

Academic hiring 

Considering that this exact thing just happened on my campus, this is a little too on the nose for my taste.

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SUPER delighted to announce that we're hiring an Open Science Librarian at New York University Libraries

This is a new position working to build up our science research services, with openness as a core value 🔓

Apply here: apply.interfolio.com/101097

Preference given to applications before March 15th; must be able to work in the US. I'm chairing the search & may be able to answer some of your questions about it!

#academic #library #librarian #openscience #job

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That's not a stool. Leonardo da Vinci had interests that spanned sports, engineering, anatomy and art. Just to go into specifics... What does that all have in common?

Mechanics.

Body Mechanics>Sports>Anatomy>Engineering>Drafting>Art

They're interconnected only in the fact that they revolved around one another with a core interest. The productivity sytem, the skills? That's just the bolts holding it all together.

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Netflix show, The Chair 

I finally got around to watching The Chair. Are there actually universities with classrooms and offices that look like that? I've never seen wood work like that in an office let alone a classroom.

In my experience it is always cinder block buildings and crappy IKEA style furniture.

Reading summary for 2021 

I managed 63 books completed in 2021. It's been a good year for reading!

This was followed some journal rejections/revisions to get it to the point of finally being published. /fin

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With the pandemic and other things slowing everything down, we finally had experimental validation to add to the paper posted a revision to the preprint about 3.5 years after V1.

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My advisor brought on an undergrad research student to setup some experiments with the valve and get some data. I really didn't have the time to put in any effort to this kind of testing.

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I posted it as a preprint, dx.doi.org/10.31224/osf.io/N7A

Submitted to a journal and the reviews said it needed some experimental validation. Which is a fair criticism.

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There it stagnated for a while because I wasn't really too motivated to publish anything from my thesis. However, I finally gave in to my advisor's request to publish in about 2017 and wrote up the paper.

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