3 reasons you blog about science:
- To make the scientific method less scary to non-scientists.
- To examine the ways in which behaving ethically really makes for better scientific knowledge.
- Because I find science endlessly fascinating.
Point at which you would stop blogging:
If I ran out of things to say (which is hard for me to imagine).
1 thing you frequently blog besides science:
Academic stuff (pedagogical musings, rants about cheating, etc.)
4 words that describe your blogging style:
- Witty (sometimes … I hope!)
(More decimal places after the jump!)
1 aspect of blogging you find difficult:
Figuring out the right thing to say about how to fix a particular problem with the practice of science.
5 ScienceBlogs blogs that are new to you:
9 blogs you read outside the ScienceBlogs universe:
- A Concerned Scientist
- Thus Spake Zuska
- On being a scientist and a woman
- Open Reading Frame
- She Falters to Rise
- Bee Policy
2 important features of your blogging environment:
- White board or pad of paper — to map out my thoughts before I start typing.
6 items you would bring to a meet-up with the other ScienceBloggers:
5 conversations you would have before the end of that meet-up:
- With Abel Pharmboy: a conversation about the pros and cons of growing up in New Jersey.
- With Sandra Porter: a conversation about the entrepreneurial possibilities (?!) of philosophy.
- With Mark Chu-Carroll: a comparison of math jokes (and limericks!).
- With John Lynch: a discussion of underrated figures in the history of science.
- With John Wilkins: a discussion of the best Tick episode ever.
Consider yourself tagged!