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tags: ethics, journalistic ethics, PepsiCo Food Frontiers blog, advertorial, ScienceBlogs, Seed Media Group, Adam Bly I am greatly saddened to be able to tell you finally that my friend and colleague — no, former colleague — Bora Zivkovic, is leaving ScienceBlogs for good. I suspected and then knew for the past week and a half…

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

tags: ethics, collective action, Science Bloggers Union, ScienceBlogs, Seed Media Group, Adam Bly Migration #2 (1995) Fine art quilt by Caryl Bryer Fallert. [Hand dyed, machine pieced, appliqued, and quilted 100% cotton fabric, 80/20 cotton/poly batting] Collection of The National Quilt Museum of the United States. I have been trying to write this blog entry…

tags: ScienceBlogs, National Geographic, news I have friends at National Geographic, so I was most pleased to read early this morning (last night, USA time), that ScienceBlogs and National Geographic have teamed up to provide outstanding science and nature content to the public!

Revolutionary Minds Think Tank

ScienceBlogs has indulged in a variety of online experiments to help make science and scientists more accessible to the public. On one hand, many scientific fields are complex and difficult to explain to the public, but on the other hand, scientists possess a lot of practical knowledge and skills that are useful to the public…

After much agony and angst, it seems that the yesterday’s upgrade of the Scienceblogs’ site code was successful. Comments and blog entries are publishing as they should and with little wait time, so it appears that this was successful, thanks to the wonderful IT Systems consultant, who was hired to solve our problems! If you…

Due to our incredibly crappy economy, there has been a change in the advertising policies at ScienceBlogs recently. Which leads me to ask, what do you think of those Russian Brides ads that are popping up here recently? I ask because I think they are incredibly tacky, offensively sexist and worse, I wonder if “Russian…

tags: announcement, scienceblogs, Movable Type 4.0, MT4.0

tags: announcement, scienceblogs, Movable Type 4.0, MT4.0

tags: Millionth Comment Contest Winner, ScienceBlogs Chandelier. Hundred Acres restaurant and bar. Image: GrrlScientist 6 December 2008 [larger view]. Since I am exhausted at the moment, but still have a few minutes of wireless connectivity left before the library closes, I thought I’d tell you a little about the wonderful brunch that I shared with…

Déjà vu All Over Again!

Wow, I just discovered the video from ScienceBlogs’ millionth comment party in Seattle — I flew in specially for this party and also to visit my friends from University .. I love this silly, funny, interesting video — now, don’t you wish you had been there?? Anyway, since the winner of this contest is in…