Not this again (anti-sexism rant coming up)

“What a strange decision for a young woman – to study physics.” When one (female) is told this by one of one’s parents’ acquaintances (male – whose spouse is observing the conversation and, to her credit, looking slightly embarrassed), and the customs advise to not violently speak up for oneself, the remainder of the conversation … More Not this again (anti-sexism rant coming up)

“Hi, I saw your profile, mind if I sit next to you? For the next seven hours?”

In media world, I suppose this piece of information is now ancient, but I am still intrigued. (I caught the whim of it via twitter, and here.) KLM Airlines have proposed a “Meet & Seat” service for the allocation of seats on board their flights, using the information available on individual passengers’ social media pages … More “Hi, I saw your profile, mind if I sit next to you? For the next seven hours?”

One thing related to medical communications for your consideration

Thing One: The matter of translation for health services. Last year, the NHS reportedly spent £23m on translators, which is roughly £64000 per day, if that number is easier to grasp. This involves translating information from a central library of literature, and translators for individual cases. The argument is that local trusts should pool their resources … More One thing related to medical communications for your consideration