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7 Jan 2008: Accretionary Wedge Call for Posts
Science: blog carnivals, national pie day · 6 comments
... National Pie Day. This means you will need to submit your posts by 6pm Pacific Time on January 22 to guarantee inclusion in the carnival. Submit posts by commenting on this post, or email them to me at criminy.crickets [at] ...
3 Oct 2007: November Scientiae Call for Posts
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, scientiae · 3 comments
The October edition of Scientiae is up at Wayfarer Scientista. Not only does this mean there are buckets of interesting things to read, it means it's my turn to play host! Eek! Stay calm. If the theme sucks, people can just ignore it and submit a po ...
9 Mar 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: blog carnivals, hydrology, resumes, sexual harassment, Wikipedia · 1 comment
... are now open. Quick, nominate all the fantastic science posts you've read in the past couple months before you forget them! Stop ...
5 Feb 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: Links · 3 comments
... a note - by email, or leave a comment on one of these noms posts if you want others to see it too - if you've written something I should ...
28 Jan 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: Links · 4 comments
... Accretionary Wedge posts due this Friday -- The theme is unhinged speculation about the future ...
20 Jan 2009: What Does it Mean to “Learn Science”?
Meta, Science, Teaching: edutainment, unfinished drafts · 2 comments
... bloggers don't have the incentive to write the kinds of posts which are necessary. [...] Posts in categories 1 through 3 [crackpots, sloppy journalism, and ...
Meta: code, del.cio.us, ecto, perl · no comments
... Maybe some people like blogs where two out of every three posts are entitled "Links for [today's date]", but I don't. So I wrote a ...
Links: · 3 comments
... 24. Please send me your best recent women-in-science posts (or non-sciencey feminist-oriented posts, if you must) by the 22nd, using the carnival submission form or regular ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
Greetings, and welcome to this week's Carnival of Space! Before getting to the astro-goodness, Will has a question: How many of you get your astronomy news directly from the press release? Planets and Plutoids Everyone likes Mars, which means everyone's ...
16 Apr 2008: Women in Science Linky-Post
Links: · 3 comments
... that does much of the work of putting together linky-posts for me - pulling everything with a special "to SB" tag off my del.icio.us ... as this is the Internet, it should be easy to figure out. Posts are due May 5, see ABW's post for details. Renée Bergland ...
27 Mar 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Pele’s Hair
Aimless: · 3 comments
... homepage. For more geoblogospheric coverage, check out the posts at Magma Cum Laude and the roundup at Geology News. To get Pele's hair, ...
9 Mar 2008: Borg Business
Meta: · 3 comments
... in the sidebar - one that gives more exposure to good posts from us wee little borgians, and less to gratuitous celebrity pix. The ... engage a select portion of the readership to put favorite posts from across ScienceBlogs into a "best of" feed on del.icio.us. Each of ...
5 Mar 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 2 comments
... This month's theme is "renewal". April Scientiae call for posts -- the theme is "fools and foolishness" - get cracking! Journal ...
21 Jan 2008: REMINDER: Accretionary Wedge entries due tomorrow!
Science: blog carnivals, geoblogosphere · 12 comments
... title says it all, really: remember to submit your posts for the next edition of the Accretionary Wedge carnival! The theme is geologic misconceptions; also, pie. Submit posts by leaving a comment here, or email me at criminy.crickets [at] ...
31 Dec 2007: Year in Review
Meta: clip show · no comments
Here, Have a Clip Show Post I Really Wanted More Comments On: What would you name as "science world heritage" sites? - Good science heritage sites should force us to consider the process of science, in addition to its results and historical characters. ...
22 Dec 2007: Happy Solstice
Links: blog carnivals, Christmas, pie, silly putty · 8 comments
... Look for an official theme announcement and call for posts sometime soon. Ditto the December Scientiae! Er, except I'm not ...
10 Dec 2007: Monday AGU Accomplishment Checklist
Science: american geophysical union, conference blogging, geoblogosphere · 4 comments
... no digital cameras present. If you find that your blog posts start to grow unstable, lacking any remaining reason or coherent ...
12 Nov 2007: Attn: Geoblogosphere
Links, Meta: blog carnivals · 2 comments
... geophysics is oddly absent. The deadline for nominating posts is December 20, but you can submit anything written after Dec. 20 2006. ...
8 Nov 2007: Can You Read Me?
Meta: blogtinkery, datamining, flesch-kincaid, readability, reading level, writing · 2 comments
... quick page template to print out statistics for all ~1200 posts (if any WordPress-based readers want instructions for how to do this, I'd ... over the past six years. I have also been writing longer posts. If these trends continue, I will eventually be posting whole ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... zombie psychologists. When I asked you all for posts about your internal monologues, I had just finished a knock-down drag-out ... have no inner monologues at all. They didn't submit any posts to the carnival. Impostor Syndrome Of course, many of us find that ...
22 Oct 2007: Carnivalling
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, civil liberties, scientiae · 1 comment
... Your Scientiae posts are due on Monday! Here, again, are the theme announcement and ...
2 Sep 2007: Why I’m a Geophysicist
Personal, Science, Teaching: college education, turning to the dark side · 5 comments
The first edition of The Accretionary Wedge is coming soon, and the theme is what the hell is wrong with us why we study geology. I don't have much time to write today - I have a few errands to run this afternoon before heading out to a "What? No, we're to ...
6 Jul 2007: Friday Links and iTunes iChing
Links, Politics, Science, Whimsy: blog carnivals, feminism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, poverty · 2 comments
... novelty wears off I will probably be posting more linky-posts. Absolute most essential reading on the internets lately: Flea's just launched in to a series of posts on her experiences with working poverty and welfare. Part One: I was ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... that way. But that'll have to be material for other posts; right now, it's time to make sure there will still be a booby prize for ...
31 May 2007: I’m Not Dead
Meta: blog outages · 3 comments
... but the blog's been blinkered lately. Ergo, no posts. I have temporarily deactivated my favoritest ever anti-spam plugin, ...
18 Mar 2007: Iconic Figures: Energy Release by Earthquakes
Science: earthquakes · 10 comments
... is the first in what I hope to be an occasional series of posts, each focused on explaining a particular image I've been seeing a lot of ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... gendered" is not a clear one. Finally, Sean Carroll posts on sexual objectification in telescope ads. The telescope manufacturer in ...
8 Aug 2006: My Identity is a List of Links
Links, Politics, Science: angst, anti-racism, porous media, sexism, white studies · 15 comments
... edition will be Aug. 15, so submit your postgraduate angstposts now! Although my own angst is not for public consumption, I will say ...
23 Jun 2006: Recently Spammed
: · 1 comment
... - whether to display comments from password protected posts. Default: false $comment_style - sets the style of comment to be ...
31 May 2006: Weighted Words
: · 12 comments
... a weighted list of commonly-used words in your blog posts. Works for WordPress versions 1.5 and up. It's not just another keyword cloud, though - it pulls words from the text of your posts to expose your embarassing Valley Girl reliance on things like "totally" ...
: · no comments
... a "tag cloud" made up of commonly-used words from your posts. Is_Googler provides a conditional template tag that allows you to show ...
16 Apr 2006: About
: · 1 comment
... a semiserious amateur science blogger; many of the science posts were first published at ScienceBlogs. Now I have a pleasant, unrelated ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... Then a "big" blogger will happen onto one of their posts and go, "Neat!" and take it over to their blog to write a post that will ... You write an interesting post, nubian likes it, she posts it in its entirety at her blog, and the comments from each blog go to the ...
30 Dec 2005: Year-End Bloggy Wrap-Up
Meta: clip show · no comments
... I actually have multiple posts in the draft queue that will outshine this year's entire output combined ... I probably won't finish any of 'em until 2006. So. Best posts of the year: Prettiest: Travelogue: Icelandic Edition Most useful: ...
13 Sep 2005: The Devil Is In
Aimless, Meta, Personal: beer, blogtinkery, en français, Internet friends, pirates · 3 comments
... started piling unrefined life byproducts on a livejournal. Posts there will fall into one of the following categories: Whiny and ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... Iceland just a couple weeks after me, and has a series of posts up about environmentally-conscious architecture, Modernist churches (what ...
9 Jul 2005: Found The Key Under The Rock By The Back Door…
Meta: blog status updates, guest posts · no comments
... for whatever reason, I have apparently (we'll see if this posts, won't we?) succeeded in getting myself logged in as another of your ...
20 Jun 2005: Testing the Future
Meta: call for guestbloggers, folk music, have an mp3 · 12 comments
... and no earlier. If all goes well, I'll be dropping a few posts in time capsules to give all y'all a chance to look back fondly upon the ...
10 Jun 2005: Friday Random Ten: Delphic Edition
Meta: Friday random ten, search requests · 1 comment
... and guestbloggers! If you vaguely aspire to contemplative posts about Guantanamo Bay, but would like to actually participate in a snark-party interspersed with future-dated posts full of hornpipes, and help moderate the comments... let me know. I might ...
1 Jun 2005: Modern Society
Links, Politics: health care, impeach Bush, Internet activism, telephony · 5 comments
... Rana (and other members of the Big Brass Alliance) posts on efforts to start an impeachment investigation - wouldn't that be nice? ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... privacy of their bedrooms. Some interesting and thoughtful posts, but it doesn't really cover new ground. The dirty tangent was about the ...
19 May 2005: Weighted Words Plugin
Meta: blogtinkery, Weighted Words, WordPress plugins · 12 comments
... a paragraph of the most commonly-used words in your blog posts, with the font size scaled to reflect their relative frequency. And, ...
18 May 2005: Autodatamining
Meta: data mining, Weighted Words, WordPress · 5 comments
... on after seeing the results. I'd also like to see posts-per-comment vs. time. Update: I turned the weighted word list script ...
3 May 2005: Two Tuesday Links
Links, Personal: Brazil, masculinity · 6 comments
... strike me as sufficient, so I don't understand why penis posts don't get half the response of menstruation posts. Brazil is ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... can get distracted in the middle of their posts and publish them half-written because they forgot what they were going to ...
13 Apr 2005: Bah
Meta: blog status updates · 16 comments
... to continue through the end of the month. I'm not saying posts will be necessarily less numerous - I am, after all, picking up my shiny! ...
31 Mar 2005: Today’s RSS Zeitgeist: Cheapskates
Politics: classism, consumerism, eccentricity, money · 6 comments
... good posts on the cultural forces that discourage us from re-evaluating our vast ...
23 Mar 2005: Where Are All the Earth Science Bloggers?
Links, Science: geoblogosphere · 32 comments
... - a geographer specializing in geoinformatics, who never posts on it Irene - a geographer's photoblog (auf deutsch) Beth Bartel - ...
11 Feb 2005: Blah Blah Blah
Meta, Whimsy: paint, quizzes, science fiction · 5 comments
... draft mode? A lot. One or two of them are halves of good posts. Why haven't I finished any of them? I don't know. Which science ...
13 Dec 2004: Top Five in 2004
Meta: clip show, procrastinating, skunks · 2 comments
... anything worthwhile until 2005, so that the following posts (in chronological order) can remain my favorites: An Open Letter to ...
6 Dec 2004: An N Things Post: N=2, Politics
Links, Politics: gender, US party politics, USDA · no comments
... meaning to link to two posts as Mousewords on feminism as a frame for the Democratic party: I: ...
3 Nov 2004: Back on the Horse
Politics: angst, Internet activism, presidential elections, Ralph Nader, US party politics · 2 comments
... something. I've read more stirring post-election posts than I can count, but I'll lead with Ampersand's: The big mistake the ...
3 Jan 2004: RSS Ketchup
Links: · no comments
... post inside me somewhere, too, but kvetching posts are tricksy beasts. Meanwhile: chicken-swinging! Get Fuzzy has an RSS ...
3 Jul 2003: Best of eBay
Links: ebay, Internet goofiness, some people are no fun · 2 comments
... for silly jokes and performance art, and too many of those posts are getting junked for being outside guidelines. Anyone care to take bets ...
20 Mar 2003: Hello, Hilo
Meta: · no comments
... little to say in general. I'm going to Hawaii tomorrow; no posts for a week, then I'll be back with ...
28 Oct 2002: My Kidneys Explode
Personal: · 2 comments
... into a quivering blob of jelly by a week from Tuesday. No posts this week. If I do post, smack ...
5 Jul 2002: Liminal Kangaroo Courts
Meta: blogular wanking, snobbery · no comments
... was shaping up to be rather interesting, as far as meta-posts go, chock full of interaction between design elements, syntactical ...
5 Jun 2002: Like A Virgin
Meta: blogular wanking, fan mail, guest posts · 3 comments
... to be more interesting than a series of "too busy to post" posts, which is manageable enough, but of course all of the *really* clever ...
31 May 2002: ¡Viva el Mundial!
Personal: · 1 comment
I must remember to shut my eyes, plug my fingers in my ears and sing "la la la la la la" in a loud off key while I read my favorite international weblogs. At least, I must do that if I want to watch anything on English-language broadcast networks in the af ...
7 Apr 2002: Review Time!
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, writing · 5 comments
... an entry dated March 31: I noticed in my last few posts I basically borrowed from other people to create something to write. Why? ...
1 Apr 2002: A Farewell
Whimsy: · 21 comments
... with you friendly internet-people, making me lax with my posts; perhaps it's because I've got other things to worry about. Regardless, ...
1 Mar 2002: rocks and a promise
Meta: puns · 2 comments
... me will make me stronger ultralite - super-duper fluffy posts, and pedal-powered airplanes till - agriculture ...and of course I've ...
10 Dec 2001: tuna fish sculpture
Food, Meta: cooking, groceries · no comments
... #1: I tried to edit the comments file from two posts back and I seem to have broken it. So if you have anything to say about ...
5 Nov 2001: sinful blogging
Meta, Whimsy: · no comments
... throw in the discussion of emode-style tests, all those posts that manage to find new and clever ways to describe how very bored you ...
29 Oct 2001: HT for kunst
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: art criticism, photography, poststructuralism · no comments
... industrialized worker bee culture. It is probably* a poststructuralist reading of apophatic discursive strategies as well. *Sorry, Tinka. I can't tell a poststructuralist reading of apophatic discursive strategies from a hole in the ...
15 Oct 2001: No More Mr. Nipple
Whimsy: nipples, wtf · no comments
... as foreign bodies, I used to think of them as lonely outposts of masculinity on an otherwise soft and womanly chest. Maybe it was all ...
20 Aug 2001: please, please
Human Fuzzies: Danish, language quirks, manners · no comments
... like me more. Hmm. I've also realized that all my posts from Denmark have been to do with language quirks. The next one, I ...
29 Jul 2001: leftover stuff
Personal: · 1 comment
... sentences. I think that means I should go to bed. My posts will probably be longer and more unified once I'm settled in Denmark, as ...