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No Twitter at ASCB

An anonymous source has informed me that the ASCB has banned “replication of data” by visitors, but has presented Twitter as the poster child of conference data leaks. No word on whether ASCB attendees will be subjected to memory scans … Continue reading

06. December 2009 by Mr. Gunn
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Connotea, you’ve been good to me

Despite all that, you’ve been a little slow lately, and I found my thoughts wandering. Earlier today, I noticed a 2collab link, and, without thinking about it, clicked over to see what has changed since last time we met. Before … Continue reading

16. June 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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If my graduate program had such brilliant, forward-thinking scientists, my studies would have taken a dramatically different turn.

What forward-thinking brilliant scientist am I talking about? Why, none other than Jenny McCarthy, the renowned autism expert, who contends that “autism is an environmental illness.” Interestingly, but entirely unrelatedly, CNN has another article up next to hers, about a … Continue reading

02. April 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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The NLM’s Ted Stevens moment

The NLM has published a comprehensive set of guidelines for citing email, usenet, websites. It’s great that they’re attempting to come up with some standard rules, but one has to wonder if the group coming up with the proposed rules … Continue reading

14. October 2007 by Mr. Gunn
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