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Archives for April, 2010

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,…

Book Authors Panel: #140conf (video)

Don Lafferty (@donlafferty) – Writer, Story Teller, and Social media Marketing Consultant Imal Wagner (@imalwagner) – PR for 140 conf & Jeff Pulver John Kremer (@JohnKremer) – Author, 1,001 Ways to Market Your Books Michael Tasner (@tazsolutions) – Author, Marketing in the Moment 3.0 Marketing Tim Ferriss (@tferriss) – Author, The Four Hour Work Week

Clock Quotes

Every time you go out on the ice, there are slight flaws. You can always think of something you should have done better. These are the things you must work on. – Dorothy Hamill

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Four of seven PLoS journals published today. I think these, below, are the most interesting and bloggable. 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)…

This week, Dr.Bird answers questions about birds – the raptors, especially those living inside of big cities. Listen to the podcast and join the discussion in the forums: Listen to an interview about city-dwelling raptors. Download MP3 David Bird is a wildlife biologist at McGill University in Montreal. He directs the university’s Avian Science and…

Stowe Boyd (@stoweboyd) – analyst, advisor, futurist, and researcher:

FakeJerry Paffendorf (@WELLO) – Artist, futurist, entrepreneur. joshua fouts (@josholalia) – Cultural relations futurist at the crossroads of emergent media, digital diplomacy, games, virtual worlds and storytelling. Rita J. King (@RitaJKing) – Innovator-in-Residence, IBM Analytics Virtual Center, #SmarterWork project. Tish Shute (@TishShute) – Transmedia Producer and enthusiast for our networked potential to make a better…

Clock Quotes

Of course I don’t always enjoy being a mother. At those times my husband and I hole up somewhere in the wine country, eat, drink, make mad love and pretend we were born sterile and raise poodles. – Dorothy DeBolt

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 22 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…

Hashtag Art

I first saw Hashtag Art (on Twitter) at #140conf last week. These guys start with a picture, as a canvass. Then, as people tweet using a particular hashtag, their avatars become pieces of the mosaic, gradually building the image as event is happening. It took about two days, the duration of the meeting, to fill…