“Almost forgetting for the moment all thoughts of Moby Dick, we now gazed at the most wondrous phenomenon which the secret seas have hitherto revealed to mankind.” Herman Melville (August 1, 1819–September 28, 1891) was the first writer to have his...
Since my last post regarding Facebook’s now infamous 20 Percent Rule (infamous meaning of course ‘MORE than famous‘), there has been plenty of uproar over how Facebook has gone about enforcing the new rule.
In a new feature, we've decided to provide some quick guides to various social networks, from our social media based moderator (Kai). Remember too, that we have our own Twitter and Facebook page, and will be launching a Pinterest profile for our members soon! The Quick guide to Twitter ...
Scientific American (blog) AAAS: Science and Social Media RECAP! Scientific American (blog) I'm a science writer at Scientific American and at the site Scientopia. I'm also a practicing scientist, with a PhD in Physiology.
"Social media is often stereotyped as a frivolous, navel-gazing enterprise, and completely antithetical to the deep thinking and thoughtful questioning of academia. However, most gradhackers know that academia and social media are not at all incompatible. Used well, social media can be a vibrant and fruitful space for networking, exchanging ideas, and--dare I say it--building supportive friendships. Some of my best scholarly friends are folks I initially met on Twitter, and then got to know in person at conferences...
What other tips do you have for being a good colleague with social media?"
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