Moving your business (not recommended)


So we recently moved – which means my freelance business recently moved.* Anyone who has moved can appreciate what a hassle it is to change your address for your utilities, your magazine subscriptions, etc. So I sorta figured that moving my business would also be a lot of work. I. Had. No. Idea. Beyond changing my…

Advice from Dad – a post for Father’s Day

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My dad always works hard. And not just at his job. If he takes an interest in something – from caving to playing Santa Claus – he works hard at it. He doesn’t just go diving, he pushes himself to become an instructor. He doesn’t just fix up the house, he replaces all the windows…

Yep, starting a blog was a pretty good idea


The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome! (SCT: Wow, didn’t expect that!) Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400…

All About Stacey in 5 questions


I did an interview for last week on how I became a writer and what I am doing now – check it out here: Interview With Stacey C. Tobin

Geeking Out Over Science Maps


A few months ago, I covered the First Annual International Conference on the Science of Team Science (SciTS). For a brief description if SciTS, check out the Wiki entry I helped write here. In an even smaller nutshell, SciTS is the study of how science is done collaboratively, by teams of researchers. Funding agencies are particuarly interested in how successful…