Trust in the Twitterverse
by Evan Lerner from Seed Magazine
"Today, down in the descriptively named Research Triangle in North
Carolina, more than 250 scientists, journalists, bloggers, programmers,
and multi-hyphenated combinations thereof are planning the future of
science communication on the web. (Practicing what it preaches, the
conference has provided a wiki and an iPhone app as its go-to sources for information.)
Organized by a number of our own ScienceBloggers,
among others, SciOnline’s multifarious panels and discussions touch on
everything from the eminently practical to the deeply philosophical.
But the overall takeaway is clear: Scientific information is
fundamental to our society, so we might as well get really good at
connecting it with the dominant communication medium of the foreseeable
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