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BioCoder #8: July 2015

"BioCoder" is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You ll discover: Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that s interesting or useful: you tell us!And "BioCoder" is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We d like "BioCoder" to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we ll worry about that after we ve got a few issues under our belt.If you d like to contribute, send email to [email protected] Tell us what you d like to do, and we ll get you started."

BioCoder #6: Winter 2015

"BioCoder" is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You'll discover: Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that's interesting or useful: you tell us!And "BioCoder" is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We'd like "BioCoder" to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we'll worry about that after we've got a few issues under our belt.If you'd like to contribute, send email to [email protected] Tell us what you'd like to do, and we'll get you started.

BioCoder #7: Spring 2015

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You'll discover: Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plant Articles about tools, both those you buy and those you build Visits to DIYbio laboratories Profiles of key people in the community Announcements of events and other items of interest Safety pointers and tips about good laboratory practice Anything that's interesting or useful: you tell us! And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We'd like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we'll worry about that after we've got a few issues under our belt.

Young People, Ethics, and the New Digital Media

Researchers explore the ethical fault lines of young people's new media engagement and propose a model of 'good play.'

The Standard Electrical Dictionary A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Living and Learning with New Media

Living and Learning with New Media The summary of an ambitious three-year ethnographic investigation into the uses of new media in varied settings by American youth. Full description

Startup Playbook

Y Combinator spends a lot of time advising startups. Though one-on-one advice will always be crucial, we thought it might help us scale Y Combinator if we could distill the most generalizable parts of this advice into a sort of playbook we could give YC and YC Fellowship companies. Then we thought we should just give it to everyone.

This is meant for people new to the world of startups. Most of this will not be new to people who have read a lot of what YC partners have written--the goal is to get it into one place.

The incredible shrinking chip

This 1hour free course explored how the microchip is made, the basic physics that make it work, and the future of this incredible technology.

Ebook: Robots (Innovation Trends Series)

The latest paper on Robotics from the Innovation Trends Series by BBVA Innovation Center is available for download.

BioCoder #5: Fall 2014

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You'll discover:

Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that's interesting or useful: you tell us!And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We'd like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we'll worry about that after we've got a few issues under our belt.

If you'd like to contribute, send email to [email protected] Tell us what you'd like to do, and we'll get you started.

On Horsemanship

Industrial Biography, Iron Workers and Tool Makers

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

BioCoder #1: Fall 2013

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You'll discover:

Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that's interesting or useful: you tell us!And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We'd like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we'll worry about that after we've got a few issues under our belt.

If you'd like to contribute, send email to [email protected] Tell us what you'd like to do, and we'll get you started.

Materials Science Reading Sampler: Book Excerpts by J. Genzer, D. Richerson, A. Tiwari, M. Horstemeyer, K. Kolasinski, M. K?hl, R. Tilley

The 2013 Materials Science eBook Sampler includes select material from seven Materials Science titles. Titles are from a number of Wiley imprints including Wiley, Wiley-VCH, Wiley-American Ceramic Society, Wiley-Scrivener and Wiley-The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. The material that is included for each selection is the book's full Table of Contents as well as a sample chapter. If you would like to read more from these books, you can purchase the full book or e-book at your favorite online retailer.

The Art of Perfumery