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Archives for August, 2009

Leo Laporte and Kirsten Sanford (aka Dr.Kiki) interviewed (on Twit.tv) Jason Hoyt from Mendeley and Peter Binfield from PLoS ONE about Open Access, Science 2.0 and new ways of doing and publishing science on the Web. Well worth your time watching!

Clock Quotes

There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he’s crooked. – Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx, 1890 – 1977

I won! I won! I won!

A signed print of this!!!! See, I heard it here first! And here is the official announcement with the details of the contest.

Research Triangle Park

My regular readers probably remember that I blogged from the XXVI International Association of Science Parks World Conference on Science & Technology Parks in Raleigh, back in June of this year. I spent the day today at the headquarters of the Research Triangle Park, participating in a workshop about the new directions that the park…

Scienceblogs.com Reader Community

From the Overlords comes this message that you, the readers, should take a look at and provide us, in the comments, with feedback: In the next three to four weeks, we’ll be creating and unveiling a user registration program … This will allow users to sign in, create a profile, track discussions they’re interested in,…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 30 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, Mendeley, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are my own…

Today’s carnivals

Four Stone Hearth #74 is up on Natures/Cultures The 118 Skeptics’ Circle is up on The evolving mind The 124th edition of the Carnival of the Godless is up on Radical Atheist Friday Ark #257 is up on Modulator

Clock Quotes

There is only one way … to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it. – Dale Carnegie, 1888 – 1955

The first in a series by @RichardWiseman: During the Edinburgh Festival I will invite some of my favourite magicians, skeptics, psychologists and comedians to join me for afternoon tea. Over a plentiful supply of cakes, pastries and sandwiches we will chat about this and that, and occasionally the other. I hope that you will feel…

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

So, let’s see what’s new in PLoS Genetics, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Pathogens and PLoS ONE this week. 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…