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ScienceBlogs Kicks Ass

tags: Seed Media Group, online media, science news, science writing, public outreach, education, announcement, press release Yesterday, The Mothership (Scienceblogs.com), released their traffic figures from the launch of the site in January 2006 through the first quarter of 2010. These numbers are quite impressive, regardless of which universe you inhabit [free PDF]:

Image: wemidji (Jacques Marcoux). Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est (And thus knowledge itself is power) – Sir Francis Bacon. Scientia Pro Publica (Science for the People) blog carnival was just published! The 23rd edition of Scientia Pro Publica is hosted by Bjørn at Pleiotropy. Bjørn writes about this edition; It has been a pleasure…

Goddam, But I Hate Embargoes

tags: embargoed science, embargoes, publishing, MSM, journalism, science writing Image: Orphaned? Embargoes: you either love them or hate them, and I hate them. No, let me rephrase: I despise embargoes. In fact, science story embargoes have been my daily rant for literally years. No, really. Every f*cking day. Well, except maybe for Sundays, which is…

Image: wemidji (Jacques Marcoux). Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est (And thus knowledge itself is power) – Sir Francis Bacon. Scientia Pro Publica (Science for the People) blog carnival was just published! The 22nd edition of Scientia Pro Publica is hosted by Stephen at Reciprocal Space. Stephen writes about this edition; Like a barnacle’s penis,…

Image: wemidji (Jacques Marcoux). Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est (And thus knowledge itself is power) – Sir Francis Bacon. YAY!! Scientia Pro Publica (Science for the People) “The Blogodiversity Edition” was published today at Deep Thoughts and Silliness.

This morning, a reader alerted me to tonight’s celebration of The Best American Science Writing 2008 (pictured), being held at 700pm at Borders Bookstore at Columbus Circle. Even though I am getting ready to leave for Seattle (very!) early tomorrow morning, I am planning to attend this discussion of excellent American science writing! I hope…

Open Laboratory 2007: I’m In!

tags: books, Open Laboratory I just wanted to let you know that the book, Open Laboratory 2007: The Best Science Blog Writing of 2007 is now in production, and one of my submissions will be included in the book.