14 Technical Disciplines Summarized in a Single Iconic Phrase

Can you capture a whole field of study in one sentence or less?

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Neuroscience

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“Neurons that fire together wire together”

Data Science

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“If you could give me cleaner data…”

Computer Science

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“=, ==, if, while, for”

Biology

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“The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell”

Acting

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“Live truthfully under imaginary circumstances

Microbiology

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“Fungi have chitin in their cell walls”

Epidemiology

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“Lower the carrying capacity of the environment”

Stage Tech

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“Actors will trip on spike tape. Dancers will trip on the place where spike tape used to be”

Religion

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“Treat others as you’d have them treat you”

Transportation Engineering

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“Induced demand”

Sociocultural Anthropology

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“Participant observer”

Space Exploration

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“Dear Lord, please don’t let me F*** up

Photography

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“F8 and be there

Civil Engineering

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“The solution to pollution is dilution”

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