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Great news for the Louisiana research community – Charity Hospital to be converted to University Medical Center

Maybe there’s a chance I could end up back in this wonderful city and have a career, too. In a monumental announcement made late this afternoon, Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine said he will recommend that the … Continue reading

19. June 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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I told you he was a Trojan horse

Way back when he was running for Governor of my fine state, I told everyone I could that Bobby Jindal was a Trojan horse for the religious right. I predicted that he was going to get right on the legislation … Continue reading

17. June 2008 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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I knew it could happen, I’ve seen it happen, I was watching out for it.

Despite all that, I just invited my entire addressbook to linkedin. After scowling at how everyone was selected by default and how there was no way to select only people who currently have accounts, I carefully went through the list … Continue reading

12. June 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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Scintilla’s Conversations has been nicely updated

What Conversations does is to take an identifier, be it PMID, URL, or DOI, and pull in related information about the paper such as Postgenomic posts, Connotea bookmarks, citations, and related commentary around the web. Last time I looked, it … Continue reading

06. June 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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McCain and Obama on healthcare

CNN, which was hotly denying the rumors of Clinton’s concession until as late as last night, has an article up about the policy differences between the Obama and McCain. The article they link to for a critical analysis of the … Continue reading

04. June 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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I’ve opened the friendfeed info-torrent!

I was never much for twitter, but I finally signed up for friendfeed, because it seems like everyone’s got their twitters and blogs and bookmarking fed into there, and commenting on the friendfeed works just as well. I’ve been meaning … Continue reading

03. June 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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