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Archives for August, 2009

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Monday – and new articles in PLoS Biology, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases and PLoS ONE. 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, Mendeley, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg)…

WWW2010 – call for papers

WWW2010 is coming to Raleigh, NC next year. This is the conference about the Internet, almost as old as Internet itself, founded by the inventor of the Internet, and it is huge: The World Wide Web was first conceived in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. The first conference of the series,…

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When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument. – Zsa Zsa Gabor

Here are the submissions for OpenLab 2009 to date. As we have surpassed 300 entries, all of them, as well as the “submit” buttons and codes and the bookmarklet, are under the fold. You can buy the 2006, 2007 and 2008 editions at Lulu.com. Please use the submission form to add more of your and…

The New Scientist, The Open Laboratory, the journos who just don’t get it….those things make me want to write something on this blog! Slow blogging…like slow food. These days, if something cannot wait, I put it on Twitter – from which it automatically goes to FriendFeed and Facebook where I may or may not get…

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She realizes she doesn’t know as much as God but feels she knows as much as God knew when he was her age. – Dorothy Parker, 1893 – 1967

I am feeling mean today. So, here is my first mean post of the day. About a week ago I read this delicious post about the business of scientific publishing. It is a good read throughout – the title of the post is “Who is killing science on the Web? Publishers or Scientists?” and the…

Online Culture IS The Culture

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