New gig at Netezza, an IBM company

Go figure. After I left Nokia, I thought I was done with Mega-Corporations. But an opportunity came by that seemed to have most of the things I need right now that I had to take it. As of 01 June, I’ll be joining Netezza, an IBM company, where I will be Director of Marketing, Public […]

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A united front – contamination in biotech drugs : Nature

“At least 17 incidences of viral contamination in biologics have been reported, but industry insiders say that many more go unreported. Rather than risk negative publicity and lawsuits, companies have largely chosen to keep the details of contamination, and even their occurrence, secret — even, at times, from government regulators. Genzyme’s experience, which legally had […]

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Education: The PhD factory : Nature News

“Scientists who attain a PhD are rightly proud — they have gained entry to an academic elite. But it is not as elite as it once was. The number of science doctorates earned each year grew by nearly 40% between 1998 and 2008, to some 34,000, in countries that are members of the Organisation for […]

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Needham losing photo icon – Boston.com

“When’s the last time you brought a roll of film to the store for processing? If you can’t remember, you’ll begin to understand why Scorby’s Camera will soon close its doors after more than a half-century in Needham Center. “ A photo-story about a camera shop that is closing down due to pressures of digital […]

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