5 Interesting Links for 11-22-2013

Social Networking (Employment)

A hiring manager’s perspective on what a potential employee’s Twitter feed can reveal, both to the betterment and detriment of the job application.
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/career/your-twitter-account-a-recruiters-perspective/3667?tag=nl.e101&s_cid=e101&ttag=e101

Technology (Interesting People)

This is a wonderful story about how a couple guys got together to solve a personal problem (that of a wood carving accident), and their efforts ended up sparking the interest of many, and benefitting a group of people who have never had the ability to, for example, pick up and throw a ball.
http://www.technewsdaily.com/18061-robohand-lets-kids-play-again.html?cmpid=525481

Legos (Life)

A look at the changing Lego facial expressions over time, an unexpected consequence of the transition from building sets to themed sets.
http://www.livescience.com/37462-lego-figures-angry-faces.html?cmpid=527243

Self-Publishing Statistics (Publishing)

An author I know details her sales experience to help other writers who choose to self-publish. Some interesting information there.
http://jamarlow.com/2013/03/publishing-2012-a-year-in-review/

Gender Discrimination (Science)

An interesting perspective on gender discrimination in the scientific community from a transgendered male scientist who has been an active scientist as a woman and now as a man, with some aware of his transgendered status.
http://med.stanford.edu/news_releases/2006/july/barres.html

Beneath the Mask by Margaret McGaffey Fisk

In the flash and glitter of the Regency Era, a young noblewoman craves to dance not in the ballroom but on stage, blending music, movement, and soul. Will these scandalous dreams destroy her family, or gain her a loving patron?
Beneath the Mask

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