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Archives for March, 2010

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When asked, “How do you write?” I invariably answer, “one word at a time.” – Stephen King

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Wow! I often get the vibes and hints in the background and through the grapevine when the Borg is about to swallow yet another unsuspecting science blogger. But this took me totally by surprise! And it could not have happened to a worthier blogger. Go say Hello to Christie Wilcox who just moved her delicious…

Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years’ interviews as well: 2008 and 2009. Today,…

This is the first time ever that I cared about SXSW conference or was jealous for not being there. Watching the blogs and Twitter stream, it appears to have been better and more exciting than ever. I guess I’ll have to figure out a way to finally get myself there next year…. But this post…

This is a part of Scope Academy 2010 at NCSU (click to see the rest of the program and to register): SAS Hall, North Campus, April 10th, 4:00 pm Scope/Harrelson Lecture Keynote speaker Neal Lane, Malcolm Gillis University Professor at Rice University and senior fellow of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy,…

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Lots of times you have to pretend to join a parade in which you’re not really interested in order to get where you’re going. – Christopher Morley

Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years’ interviews as well: 2008 and 2009. Today,…

The 2010 North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair will be held at Meredith College in Raleigh on March 26th-27th. You can see the details here. The part that is open to public will be on Saturday March 27th from 2:30 – 4:00 pm. From the NC Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center: Young scientists from…

Rebecca Skloot is in the Triangle, NC

My SciBling Rebecca Skloot will be here in the Triangle for a couple of days this week promoting her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. I’ll be out of town for most of this (off to Boston in a couple of hours), but you should come to one or more of these events if…

The new issue of Journal of Science Communication is now online (Open Access, so you can download all PDFs for free). Apart from the article on blogging that we already dissected at length, this issue has a number of interesting articles, reviews, perspectives and papers: Users and peers. From citizen science to P2P science: This…