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Archives for May, 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,…

As I alerted you before, last night Scott Huler (blog, Twitter, SIT interview) did a reading from his latest book On The Grid (amazon.com) at the Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh. The store was packed. The store sold out all the books before Scott was even done talking. The C-Span Book TV crew was there…

Serious Gaming at Sigma Xi

Last week I went to this season’s last American Scientist pizza lunch at Sigma Xi featuring Phaedra Boinodiris (Twitter, blog), Serious Games Product Manager at IBM. I first saw Phaedra Boinodiris speak as the opening speaker at TEDxRTP (my review) back in March, but this was a different kind of talk, geared more towards scientists…

The list is growing fast – check the submissions to date and get inspired to submit something of your own – an essay, a poem, a cartoon or original art. The Submission form is here so you can get started. Under the fold are entries so far, as well as buttons and the bookmarklet. The…

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The sheer rebelliousness in giving ourselves permission to fail frees a childlike awareness and clarity … When we give ourselves permission to fail, we at the same time give ourselves permission to excel. – Eloise Ristad

Serious Gaming at Sigma Xi

Last week I went to this season’s last American Scientist pizza lunch at Sigma Xi featuring Phaedra Boinodiris, Serious Games Product Manager at IBM, and I filed my report over on Science In The Triangle blog.

Science Online London 2010

The third Science Online London 2010 will be held at the British Library on September 3rd and 4th, 2010. You can follow it as a hashtag #solo10 on Twitter and add session suggestions to the wiki here.

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As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not desolate. Hope is the thing left to us in a bad time. – Elwyn Brooks White

A fascinating discussion with John Hawks and my Scibling Christina Agapakis about synthetic biology and other related topics – worth your time: