Technicians At Sea: Computing Resources

“Yeah, it’s one big adventure, to travel the world, that’s cool and all – but the rewarding aspect I didn’t know until later was seeing the research I assisted with on the news. I felt proud to be part of something greater.” Daniel Yang first started working for Shipboard Technical Support at SIO as an undergraduate student, programming applications for the … Read More

Technicians At Sea: Resident Marine Technician

“I get to work with the world’s smartest people, the top scientists. I ask a lot of questions, I try to learn what they’re doing just for my own insight. These are the professors I could have taken grad school classes from. Over dinner I can learn the grand scheme, the big picture, over a napkin instead of a textbook. … Read More

Technicians At Sea: My Story

“Not all those who wander are lost.”  – J.R.R. Tolkien, Fellowship of the Ring If I’m going to write a series of blogs about technicians at sea onboard R/V Sally Ride, I may as well start with myself. If you’ve read the brief intro in the About the Author section on this page, you’ll know that I have always been … Read More