[Academic Tech] Samsung Galaxy Buds Live (vs Sony WF-1000xm3) review

When the Galaxy buds live were announced, I was excited that they might be all that I'm looking for in a pair of truly wireless earbuds (TWE); comfortable, modern, with active noise cancellation (ANC) and with good mics. The initial reviews seemed to corroborate this, with some caveats, so I ordered a pair to give... Continue Reading →

PhDs on offer with competitive funding

The LJMU Scholarship scheme has opened once again. PhD's on offer: Biomechanical function of the metatarsals in digitigrade animals.Using computer generated social stimuli to examine the behavioural, hormonal, and neural responses to agonistic signals in a highly social fishMolecular and 3D morphological analysis of fossilised parasitesParticle Physics for Manufacturing Unlike previous years where students applied... Continue Reading →

Photogrammetry Testing: 3DF Zephyr 5.0

I’ve covered 3DF Zephyr before, both the free version, and the professional version.  Today 3D Flow released version 5.0, which claims significant speed ups and quality improvements, so I thought I’d run my standard dataset through it. I'm using the 14 day trial version of Lite. The free version is still available but limited to... Continue Reading →

Moving from Endnote to Zotero

A running theme of this blog (and my work in general) is in using freely available software when I can. There's multiple reasons for this; the main and most obvious being saving money. But there are other reasons too - losing access when changing institutions (or when licensing changes and something becomes unaffordable) is a... Continue Reading →

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