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08/28/10
Future Trends in Technical Careers. Chem Expo
Filed under: Position Searching, Observ. Trends
Posted by: site admin @ 9:18 am

The Boston meeting Exposition taught and displayed
some interesting and amazing new areas to consider
looking for positions (International Atomic Energy
Commission), new insights and publications using
the Internet (Journal of Visualized Experiments) and
emerging technologies in all the things we do (e-books,
green lasers, search engines)

POSITIONS:  NEXT GENERATION SAFEGUARDS
INITIATIVE
Contact:  Allision Holiski  holiski@dep.anl.gov
Web-sitehttp://www.state.gov/p/io/empl/index.htm
  State Dept. link that lists all UN (and some other
  international
organization) vacancies (updated every

  two weeks) and internship opportunities. 

Challenging and important opportunities are available
in the international arena, some shorter term, some
permanent.  Some of the positions will require US
citizenship.  Allison is a marvelous person to explore
what you may be seeking for your career.  Email to
arrange a conversation if this area “floats your boat”
[it is Boston, after all!]

ON-LINE JOURNALS WITH A FLAIR
Contact:  Leiam Colbert
Associate Editor for Neuroscience
Journal of Visualized
Experiments  JoVE

LINK Example:http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=1942

21st century publication is moving on line with
blog commentary, selective publication of self
published material and novel podcasts of
discussions.  .JoVE is a video-journal that
portrays laboratory techniques to conduct
experiments.  The journal team films a
demonstration at your lab and produces the
video.    This journal has been needed for some
time in providing safety minded proper teaching
of experimental methods.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES:  eBooks,
green lasers and search engines
Nearly every publisher had some component
of eBooks in their product line.  There was
a “reservation only” seminar which I signed
up for, came late to and was unable to get in
as it had limited slots.  Oh, well! 
Various search firms continued to highlight
their unique strengths.  Nothing really new
appeared, compared to SF.  There is a
need to keep material proprietary, so I
wonder about “cloud based” searching and
archiving. 
Corning, in their deliberate, focused way,
revealed some amazing applications of
solid state devices.  It is worth a look at
their web page.

2 Responses to “Future Trends in Technical Careers. Chem Expo”

  1. site admin Says:


    From a reader: “JoVE also uses Web 2.0
    features like online forums. This journal provides
    a … great teaching tool so that people can
    learn how to do experiments properly…”
  2. site admin Says:


    The third Future trends was an item in
    “Future Projections: Cell phone market
    poised for projectors” by M. Rose in
    Photonics spectra, Sept. 2010, p. 26.
    The Corning green laser is one of a
    couple of recent developments that
    portends emerging markets in pico
    projectors. Also, expanded applications
    in cell phones and iPad devices are
    possible.

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