Archives for June, 2009

Every once in a while I get an email out of the blue from a science student who’s thinking of a career as a librarian and they want to know a bit about the field and it’s job prospects. I always respond very positively because I think science librarianship is a great career and that,…

First Principles is physicist Howard Burton’s story of how Research in Motion founder and CEO Mike Lazaridis basically plucked him out of obscurity to become the founding executive director for The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario. And quite a story it is. Burton had just finished his PhD and was looking for…

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