So Long, Vox

“And I don’t think I have to tell any of you that SixApart really isn’t putting a lot of effort into Vox.  I’ve been backing things up in WordPress for that day when things go *poof*, or when the spamming just gets to be too much for me.” — me, about three weeks ago in…

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704

It seems a little impossible, but this is the fourth anniversary of starting this blog.  Wow.  That’s a quite a while.  The number refers to the total number of posts since its inception.  Again – wow. There’s been a lot of social media changes for me over the last year.  Facebook and Twitter have asserted…

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Happy F-F-F-F-Fourth of July

Yesterday, Cori and Noelle came over to visit for Independence Day.  Cori and I had vowed to play some tennis and so when they came over in the afternoon, we started talking about books and we looked at our rackets and talked about traveling.  And then it was happy hour.  Sorry, tennis. Maybe next time.…

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Odometer

Everyone likes to see their odometer rollover, right? Count So, I guess I'd just like to say thanks for reading — even to all the spambots. ;) Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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How Do You Keep Track Your Books?

With the increasing spam-itization of vox causing a lot of angst around here (and for good reason), I’ve been thinking about mechanisms to save the content of this blog, you know, if in the end it becomes necessary to go to wordpress or elsewhere. I mention wordpress specifically because they make it pretty easy to…

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What Would You Call a Social Networking Site for Scientists?

Today, the NIH announced that they are spending $27MM of your Recovery money on creating a social network for scientists in the biomedical research community.  You can read about it here. The goal is summed up as follows: These Web-based initiatives will bring the power of Internet-based tools, as exemplified by social networking, to biomedical…

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So, while I was away on vacation, I passed another milestone.  Yes, I did have my birthday (vierundvierzig to those counting in German), but more importantly for this space, I passed my third anniversary here on Vox.  Pretty amazing.  The title of the post is the total number of posts in that time.  Wow. This…

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