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October 9, 2011

Steve Jobs and chemistry: a personal recollection.

Steve Jobs death on October 5th 2011 was followed by a remarkable number of tributes and reflections on the impact the company he founded has had on the world. Many of these tributes summarise the effect as a visionary disruption. Here I describe from my own perspective some of the disruptions to chemistry I experienced (for another commentary, see here).

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July 8, 2011

Computers 1967-2011: a personal perspective. Part 2. 1985-1989.

As a personal retrospective of my use of computers (in chemistry), the Macintosh plays a subtle role. (more…)

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