PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
By Kayla Iacovino, University of Cambridge
Remember research before computers? I sure don’t. But I’m told that back then, people still used slides to give talks. Figures were hand drawn, and references were found after hours upon hours in a brick and mortar library going through stacks of paper journals.
These days, we’ve automated a lot of the more mundane tasks involved in doing science. As someone doing their PhD in 2013, I’ve never had it any other way.
Even among us…