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Tweetlinks, 10-13-09

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Blinded by the Light – ecological light pollution.

“Newsroom as cafe is not a concept but a practice in the Czech Republic” – Full Throttle to Hyperlocal News in Czech Republic

Thanks @justarikia for a re-do of my homepage. I love it!

Guardian gagged from reporting parliament and When is a secret not a secret? and Mugging the rich bastard lawyers.

J-School: The Next Generation

On the future of scientific communication – “Within the next decade, papers will be resembling press releases…”, Interesting to note in comments how ecologists have a very different attitude on “meta” from bioinformatics folks

Why Newspapers are Dying: George Will Has Reached His Sell-By Date edition

“A new and unconventional J-school”: Help Create a New Army of Progressive Journalists

Why Facebook could be the next big news publisher

100 years of Big Content fearing technology–in its own words and Illegal Downloads 150x More Profitable Than Legal Sales and Here’s a Technology That Will Revolutionize Publishing.

Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking – this Saturday!

“Jon Stewart on CNN’s fact checking, signature phrase “we’re going to have to leave it there”": CNN Leaves It There (video)

SfN Interactive: Announcing Neurobloggers – I started counting to see if they picked a hashtag exactly 140characters long – a way to muzzle while appearing ‘modern’…

Funny cartoon by @slowpokejen about an alternate reality where iPhones grow sentient (featuring Sarah Palin and Obama’s Nobel)

Adam & Eve Announces 2nd Annual Sex Toy Halloween Contest

2009 Nobel Conference Keynote: Democracy in the Age of Science (video)

Science journals crack down on image manipulation

Triangle Region’s ranking as “Smartest City” got CNN’s attention…and we’re going to have to leave it there…

Best Places to Launch – The best metro areas for small business startups.

Elinor Ostrom’s Nobel-winning Commons

Factual.com – “A fantastic tool, potentially, for journalists and publishers. Open-source data.”

Clay Shirky answers questions re future of news, complete w/Gutenberg’s rise from the grave: The Future of News (video)

“Grandmother Hypothesis”? Not so fast! How can menopause be an adaptation?!

Two Good Reasons To Always Read the Methods Section of a Scientific Paper

Spammers, Evildoers, and Opportunists: “Make something great. Tell people about it. Do it again.”