Nature Network is 1 year old! A good retrospective summary by Matt Brown and Corie Lok: Happy Birthday Nature Network Also check Maxine Clarke’s snapshot on NN over at Nautilus. Finally, compare the current situation to the one depicted in May, 2007: Nature Network Global Beta and social networking 2.0 for scientists when there were… Continue reading Nature Network’s first birthday!
Just like other scientists, I guess, who are sending thousands of email reprint requests to other colleagues when the pdf of the paper is not available online.
Google will launch this Thursday a new project, called Open Social, a set of software tools for developers to create applications for multiple social networking sites. The standards are accepted so far by Hi5, Orkut, LinkedIn, Friendster, Ning, Salesforce.com, and Oracle, and not accepted by MySpace and obviously Facebook (the whole project could be interpreted… Continue reading Will Nature Network join to the Google Gang to use Open Social?
The Google Hacks book from O’Reilly was one out of the free goodies on the SciFoo last weekend. Hack #3 is Visualize Google Results with the TouchGraph Java applet that allows you to visually explore the connections between related websites. Of course I started with the term “scifoo” with the setting of filtering single nodes… Continue reading SciFoo links visualized by TouchGraph Google Browser
I started Science Hacker (sometimes I rename it to Biotech Geek depending on the post) on Nature Network in May and at the present moment you can find there post excerpts out of Pimm. But I plan to fill it with an original content too and my first de novo post there is: Would you… Continue reading Science Hacker: my Nature Network miniblog