Currently Reading: Various Articles and One Book That May Be Of Interest

English: Photo of Vaclav Smil Français : Photo...

English: Photo of Vaclav Smil Français : Photo de Vaclav Smil (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I ran across two articles of interest last evening to recommend to you and one book that I thought may be interesting.

Fruit Peels Can Purify Water

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Fruit-Peels-Can-Purify-Water-PhD-Student-Finds-371107.shtml

Vaclav Smil

http://qz.com/113086/meet-vaclav-smil-the-canadian-polymath-whose-books-bill-gates-is-racing-to-read/

Uncharted: Big Data As A Lens On Human Culture     Erez Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel

By using big data and teaming up with Google, the authors give us a new research tool in analyzing the text of millions of books.

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