One of only 2 people in the world that actually give a damn about deep sea fungi. Here’s to your 25th, Cheers! Andrew (squid hat) and I (crab hat) toasting to sea shanties with blog peeps at Science Online 09. Photo by Danica. . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday to Southern Fried Scientist!
The last session of Saturday I spent in a room with ~30 other eager individuals wishing to be imparted magical advice on how to make the leap from blogging (essentially for free for most of us) to getting paid to write articles. The session How to become a (paid) science journalist: advice for bloggers was . . . → Read More: Science Online ’09: From Blogging to Paying Bills
Bright and early Sunday morning, I hosted a session on Nature Blogging with GrrlScientist of the fantastic blog Living the Scientific Life. It was a great pleasure to work with her on this session and I want to thank her for putting most of the thought in behind it. It was well attended and well-participated . . . → Read More: Science Online ’09: Nature Blogging
Karen, myself, Anne-Marie, Talia, Meredith from the panel. Rick and Vanessa are out of frame. After a most wonderful lunch (thanks Science Online sponsors!), it was time for the first of two sessions I was co-moderating. This session was a fun one to plan and execute on how to post from strange places. Co-organizer Karen . . . → Read More: Science Online ’09: Blogging Adventure
The third session I participated in was Teaching College Science: Blogs and Beyond moderated by Brian Switek, of Laelaps and Dinosaur Tracking, and Andrea Novicki, at Duke’s Center for Instructional Technology. Brian “live blogged” the conference notes onto the session’s Science Online wiki page. The audience was split into groups of 4 where were we . . . → Read More: Science Online ’09: Blogs in College Teaching
Baker Class at Science Online '09 The second session i attended at Science Online ’09 was a fantastic discussion of how social networking sites, blogs and other online tools and media are used in high school biology instruction. What was so great about this discussion was that the panel was composed of high school science . . . → Read More: Science Online ’09: Miss Baker and Her Students
Note: This was liveblogged at the time, but the wifi crashed under the weight of 200 simultaneous livebloggers. ——————————————————————————————————— As many readers know, we are staunch proponents of open access. Craig being an academic editor at PLoS ONE and myself writing extensively on the benefits of open access, especially to taxonomy. Open Access is not . . . → Read More: LiveBlogging Science Online ’09: Open Access