Frühe Karriere eines Naturwissenschaftlers: Michael Schulz

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Frühe Karriere eines Naturwissenschaftlers: Michael Schulz

Anfang dieses Jahres startete Michael Schulz, ein German Immersion Schüler der Kenmore SHS, die Arbeit an seinem Projekt eines “Startrek inspirierten Tricoder” für den Wettbewerb ‘Young ICT Explorers’.

Young ICT Explorers (YICTE) wurde in’s Leben gerufen um Australische Jugendliche zu ermutigen mithilfe von ICT etwas zu kreiieren und innovieren. Es soll auch ein besseres Verständnis von realen Anwendungen von Technologie und den daraus resultierenden Karrieremöglichkeiten vermitteln. YICTE, das sich in seinem fünfen Jahr befindet, hat über 1500 SchülerInnen zu ICT-Projekten inspiriert.

Der Tricoder ist ein handgehaltener Computer, der die natürliche Welt misst und analysiert: Version 1 zeigt Temperatur, Licht und Radioaktivität und die erweiterte 2. Version des Tricoders zeigt zusätzlich auch magnetische Felder, Beschleunigung und Abstände. Michael hat alles selbst entworfen und gebaut. Sein Arbeitsprozess beinhaltete: Programmieren, entwerfen und drucken der Box mit einem 3D Drucker und das Entwerfen eines gedruckten Circuit Boards, auf…

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Dear Twenty-Somethings: Here Are 5 Mistakes You Are Making Right Now

Oh Not Again – Mistakes

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1. You don’t manage your time properly.

Let me guess what your day is like: After sifting through emails, you scroll through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and before you know it, it’s noon. After eating lunch you answer a few emails, and respond to a few other things before beginning actual work. It’s not a surprise there’s not much getting done when you actually start working mid-afternoon.

2. You don’t prioritize.

Again, social media isn’t so much of a priority that it has to take up 70% of your day. Also, when you’re replying to emails you’re mostly being re-active, rather than pro-active. Doesn’t it feel better to get a reply email rather than being the one replying all the time? Other things like working on making lasting relationships should probably be another priority. Surrounding yourself with positive and genuine people will almost always trump random’s you’ve met in a…

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18 Life Lessons Learned From Traveling The World

Traveling is so much fun 🙂

Thought Catalog

I never thought I would still be nomadic. My original round-the-world trip was only supposed to last one year before I went back home, found a “real” job, settled down, and by now, be married, have a house, 2.5 children, and complain about my retirement fund to my friends.

Yet life took a decidedly different turn and here I am, seven years later, writing this from an overnight train to Copenhagen with the same desire to explore the world and no sign of stopping soon.

After so many years on the road, there are a few life lessons I’ve learned from travel that I never would have learned otherwise and I wanted to share with you today.

1. It’s not that hard.

Every day, people get up, go out the door to travel the world, and survive and thrive. Kids as young as 18 make their way around the world…

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