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Today’s scientific lifestyle …

Ancient scientific lifestyle & Today’s scientific lifestyle

How was the scientific lifestyle in ancient Greece or simply 100 years ago? I truly don’t know but of course very different from now. ┬áProbably more difficult, no technology to support your calculus, no so easy access to information. However, how is today’s scientific lifestyle? Is it easier?

Computers, social networks, internet in general, scientific journals…etc. How much time do you spend doing science and how much time do you spend on things around? Now, there are specifics social networks for the scientific community, so you must be enrolled to be visible. Of course, if you join to them, it is advisable to have an update profile which means ‘time’. Nearly everybody, has a personal or professional (or something mixed, like this blog) website. And the most important, you must publish scientific papers. At the end, it seems that your work is summarized in a number of papers and several impact indexes…

If you love computers, blogs, social networks…then your are lucky. This is your era. This way of sharing information, of communicating with others, is fast, global and break geographical frontiers. It has a lot of advantages. But if you thought to be the typical film scientific only worried about your work and absorbed in your thoughts this era will become more complicated (or easy, who knows) for you …