I have a few things that I’ve been meaning to share for a couple of weeks now: Awesome post written at Wood for the trees on How to build a bad biological database. Included are such tips as: have a support service that is available 9-5 Mon to Fri GMT; do not provide a permanent, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'social networking'
April 18th, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
March 10th, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
Danielle Lee, a student at University of Missouri St. Louis will be defending her dissertation today and the entire process will be live-streamed and tweeted. Read more at Science Careers Blog.
October 9th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
The concept of collaboration seems to be on everyone’s mind these days, especially as research becomes more and more transdisciplinary in nature. What *is* collaboration? How do I find collaborators? How do potential collaborators find me? What should I look for in a potential collaborator? Steven Wiley, a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Fellow and director [...]
June 4th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
OK – quick post before I go home – take a look at this message that came in today via genomeweb‘s The Daily Scan: Conferences, Blogging, and Media June 04, 2009 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is amending its meetings policy so that all participants who plan on blogging and tweeting adhere to the rules sets [...]
January 9th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
This week, Facebook reached an interesting milestone and shared it on their blog: 150 million people around the world are now actively using Facebook and almost half of them are using Facebook every day. This includes people in every continent—even Antarctica. If Facebook were a country, it would be the eighth most populated in the [...]
June 20th, 2008 by Kristi · 1 Comment
I completely forgot to mention LinkedIn when I wrote about Social Networking for Scientists last week. Linked in is a great way to connect to people both within and outside the world of bench science. For more info about LinkedIn, I turned to their company “about us” page: What is LinkedIn? LinkedIn is an online [...]
June 16th, 2008 by Kristi · No Comments
There are a ton of options available to folks who would like to connect with one another. Of course, we’re all familiar with Facebook and MySpace, but did you know that there are some interesting science-specific options out there, too? Overall, I think these applications will become more and more popular as we see a [...]