Great to see more reports describing the use of online tools to cover scientific meetings. Here are the publications, from PLoS Computational Biology:
Live Coverage of Scientific Conferences Using Web Technologies.
Live Coverage of Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology/European Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB) 2009.
And here’s Ally a.k.a the robo-blogger on Social Networking and Guidelines for Life Science Conferences.
Looks like we’ve started a trend, long may it continue at future meetings.
The Life Scientists 2009
It’s Christmas Eve tomorrow and so I declare the year over. My Christmas gift to you is a summary of activity in 2009 at the FriendFeed Life Scientists group
. It’s crafted using R + Ruby, with raw data and some code snippets available. If you want to see the most popular items from the group this year, head down to the bottom of this post.
(Note: this post is a work in progress)
Read the rest…
Good to see that the BBC are getting into the Darwin anniversary celebrations. Here’s their informative website with TV/radio shows and special features.
BBC Radio 4 also have a Darwin website. You could do a lot worse than start by listening to Melvyn Bragg’s 4-part Darwin series from the show “In Our Time”. It’s available via the iplayer or as a podcast.
Elsewhere in the UK there are Darwin 200 events organised by the Natural History Museum and the Wellcome Trust.