ScienceOnline'09

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Let’s face it, after the holidays I’m not terribly interested in drinking any beer or wine for the next two weeks. However, two weeks from today will mark the beginning of ScienceOnline’09, the online science communications unconference being held in our little ol’ neck-o-the-woods. Being as how I’ll have the chance to meet so many…

In today’s laboratory, we will consider cases where bloggers have been involuntarily unmasked, usually with malicious intentions. This is a series of interactive posts which I hope will provide disucssion points for a session I will help to lead on blogger pseudonymity at the ScienceOnline’09 unconference in RTP, NC, USA, 16-18 January 2009. Many bloggers…

To those not following our discussion, PalMD and I (and a couple of pseudonymous women bloggers) will be leading a discussion session on the needs and justification for anonymity or pseudonymity in blogging at the upcoming ScienceOnline’09 conference (16-18 Jan 2009 in RTP, NC, USA). I’ve also been toying with the pros and cons of…

Here. PalMD, why don’t we just put this up and say, “Discuss.” btw, I sort of like my new pseudonym.

Wow. Thank you, dear Terra Sig readers, for your thoughtful responses to our first query about the concept of blogger pseudonymity. For background, I have threatened to reveal myself (in text, not photographically) and wished to use this opportunity to provide grist for a session led by me, PalMD, and several women bloggers on the…

As you may have heard elsewhere, the third annual major (and free) US science blogging conference, ScienceOnline’09, began accepting registrations last Monday. The meeting will be held 16-18 January 2009 in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. As of 10 am EDT today, there are already 78 registrants on the way to a cap of 225-ish.…