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In his incredibly wonderful new book, On the Grid: A Plot of Land, An Average Neighborhood, and the Systems that Make Our World Work, Scott Huler gives us three essential take-aways: Thank God for engineers Get out your wallet Let’s learn to love our infrastructure. (p. 217-225) In fact, not much more need really be…

The eBook Users’ Bill of Rights

This one is via Christina Pikas, Bobbi Newman and Sarah-Houghton-Jan, who originated it. It’s released under a CC0 license, so please feel free to repost, remix and whatever else strikes your fancy. This arises from the current controversy in the library world (and beyond) about a particular publisher restricting the number of checkouts a library…

The women science bloggers conversation is getting so long and elongated, I thought it would be interesting and, I hope, useful to put all the posts in rough chronological order. By rough I mean that I haven’t attempted to order the posts within each day of publication. Perhaps I’ll take another pass at the list…

Since the Perils of blogging as a woman under a real name panel at ScienceOnline 2011 there’s been quite a bit of commentary floating around the science blogosphere about how women are represented within that community. A kind of introduction: The perils women sciencebloggers face are not that different than those we face in the…

A few days ago I posted some thoughts on the programming of the recent ScienceOnline 2011 conference and yesterday I posted some thoughts about the more social and fun aspects of the event. In this post I like to look forward to next year’s conference and start thinking about some of the sessions I might…

A few days ago I posted some thoughts on the programming of the recent ScienceOnline 2011 conference. In this post I like to do some quick takes on some of the more pleasurable aspects of the conference. Some random observations: Amazing organization. What more can be said about Bora Zivkovic and Anton Zuiker and all…

Yeah, I’m talking about you, #scio11. The conference that still has significant twitter traffic three days after it’s over. I’ve been to conferences that don’t have that kind of traffic while they’re happening. In fact, that would be pretty well every other conference. Every edition of ScienceOnline seems to have a different virtual theme for…

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