Paul’s Principles of Web 2.0

by aussiegall Web 2.0: Building the New Library [Via Ariadne] Paul Miller wrote this over 2 years ago but it amply describes the effects of new approaches will have on an area that lives by dispersing information. It is not the technology that will make a difference. It is an attitude, one that is almost […]

Change 2.0

by josef.stuefer 6 Drivers of Change: [Via] There were discussions at the ‘Innovation:Change Happens’ panel during the the Newspaper Association of America and American Society of News Editors Capital Conference 2008. Several elements were were found to be common in the change experience: • The need for a crisis or some kind of “burning […]

Openness helps everyone

Bursty science depends on openness: [Via Science in the open] Image via Wikipedia There have been a number of interesting discussions going on in the blogosphere recently about radically different ways of practising science. Pawel Szczesny has blogged about his plans for freelancing science as a way of moving out of the rigid career structure […]

A YouTube Video

TGIF: Davidson Seamount: [Via Deep Sea News] Read the comments on this post… I’ve been fiddling around with the formatting for the YouTube videos. Looks like it is working. This is an excellent example of what can be done to spread science around. Nice graphics and an interesting story. Technorati Tags: General, Science

Science in the open

by jeffpearce Progress toward Public Access to Science: [Via PLoS Biology: New Articles] PLoS Chairman of the Board Harold Varmus applauds the newly enacted NIH public access policy as a positive step toward ensuring greater access to and better use of the scientific literature. This very nicely discusses some of the recent changes that are […]

Teaching science

by Vik Nanda Rethinking Outreach: Teaching the Process of Science through Modeling: [Via PLoS Biology: New Articles] How can we get high school students interested in science? Here is a program that matches students with researchers, with the purpose of building a physical model of the protein being investigated in the lab. What an outstanding […]


by vulture1960 We should have a working contact page now, with a form to send an email to us, without anyone having to worry about spam. So feel free to drop us a line.

It’s Alive!

by kevindooley We are up. It appears that everything is working. All the tweaks seem to be working. Technorati Tags: General

A little setback

We have had to move the start date back a few days. Some little problems with some of the coding for the web site. We hope to have it cleared up soon and plan on having the complete site up before the end of the week. Until then, enjoy the blog.

Old versus New

by cesstrelle74 Web 2.0: In defense of editors: [Via Bench Marks] Ran into a few very interesting (and very different) articles last week, which I wanted to comment on (more posts to follow). First up is a blog posting on Sciencebase that quotes chemist (and blogger) Joerg Kurt Wegner, with a proposal that the solution […]


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