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Archives for January, 2009

From SCONC: Wednesday, Feb. 4 5:30 p.m. SCONC reception at NISS National Institute of Statistical Sciences in RTP (click here for directions) has invited the SCONCs over for our usual socializing/networking/eating/drinking and a talk with Dr. Stan Young, Assistant Director for Bioinformatics at NISS. Stan is a one-man army fighting multiple testing/false positive reports that…

Stephanie Willen Brown, aka CogSci Librarian is moving to Chapel Hill! Blogger meetup!

Science is moving onto the internet. Collection of data, collaboration between researchers, communication and critique of results, teaching and learning–all are increasingly being done online. ScienceOnline, held January 16 – 18 in 2009, is a conference dedicated to discussing the intersection of science and online technologies. Bora Zivkovic, one of the founders and organizers of…

My picks from ScienceDaily

Clock Quotes

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf. – Rabindranath Tagore

Today’s carnivals

Grand Rounds, totally Babelicious! Vol. 5 No. 19, are up on ChronicBabe Carnival of the Green # 164! is up on GetWithGreen The 161st Carnival of Homeschooling is up on Life on the Road

Carrboro Creative Coworking on NPR

Brian Russell was on NPR Marketplace this morning, talking about Carrboro Creative Coworking. Worth a listen:

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 13 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are my own picks…

About a month ago we had a spirited debate on Twitter if ScienceOnline09 is an Unconference or not. I think the problem stems from two distinct meanings of the term. See what Wikipedia, the Unconference Blog and this article say about the concept. On one hand, people in the tech industry who like to attend…

Chris Mooney on Colbert Report

My SciBling Chris was on Colbert Report last night. If you missed it, watch now: The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Obama’s New Science Policy – Chris Mooney Colbert at ChristmasColbert Christmas DVD Green ScreenBill O’Reilly Interview