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Following ICWSM Remotely

Fourth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media is being held right now in DC. Use both twitter hash tags: #icwsm2010 and #icwsm. The papers are online at: http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM10/schedConf/presentations.

The Informationist: pm

I’m here at The Informationist: Collaboration between scientists and librarians to support informatics research at the Embassy Suites in DC. It’s sponsored by Elsevier as part of their Research Connect series. (stream of consciousness) Dr John L Schnase, NASA – Science and technology challenges of eco-informatics Workshop 10 years ago about research directions in biodiversity…

The Informationist: AM 2

I’m here at The Informationist: Collaboration between scientists and librarians to support informatics research at the Embassy Suites in DC. It’s sponsored by Elsevier as part of their Research Connect series. (stream of consciousness) Annette Williams, Vanderbilt U Med Ctr – Integrating best evidence into patient care Essentially seemed to be 3 pieces. Within their…

The Informationist: AM 1

I’m here at The Informationist: Collaboration between scientists and librarians to support informatics research at the Embassy Suites in DC. It’s sponsored by Elsevier as part of their Research Connect series. (these are stream of consciousness) Tonna – VP North Am, Academic & Gov’t. Research productivity metrics more important for funding decisions. Data for institute…

These are a continuation of my notes. This portion has been transcribed from my scribble – I was sitting on stage for the second half of the day so live blogging didn’t really seem appropriate If there is something wrong, not malicious, just bad handwriting. Diane Harley, Senior Researcher and Director, Higher Education in…

I attended this one day pre-conference session on February 3, 2010. I got here after the first group of speakers, unfortunately, due in part to #snOMG and part to parking confusion. Barbara Kline Pope on Free at the National Academies Press Mission is to disseminate books from National Academies while being completely self sustaining.…

Dr Free-ride, Sheril Kirshenbaum, and Isis the Scientist SK – definition of civility at your site – if you want children to feel welcome, for example. You have to set the tone. Some topics seem more important to be civil about. F-r - politeness or is it being a decent human – in philosophical circles…

Led by Maria Droujkova and Blake Stacey. We started with a pretty basic discussion of how to show math on the web. I use the math sandbox on mediawiki and use a png. B recommends replacemath.js http://mathcache.appspot.com/static/docs.html – it also provides an alt tag that has the LaTeX in it. Sitmo – LaTeX equation editor…

scio10: Geosciences 2.0+

Jacqueline Floyd and Chris Rowan JF studied spreading centers off of Galapagos. When she did her PhD hard to get data – but she did ask for and get some, wrote a paper that ended up on the front page of Science. Now, data is widely available, but there’s almost too much, so more effort…

scio10: Protocols: Gov’t 2.0

Anil Dash (first employee at SixApart (movabletype), long time blogger). Milestone – there’s a blog on the White House website. Made statement that federal gov’t interest and use of new media – most interesting startup 2009. So then he set out to make it true. Gov’t picks experts, brings them in, listens to them for…