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An Orgy of Self-Referential Blogging...

...may follow from a new PLoS ONE paper on bloggers whose posts are aggregated at (Shema et al., 2012):The average RB blogger in our sample is male, either a graduate student or has been awarded a PhD and blogs under his own name.The Neurocritic has never been one for meta-blogging. 1 I don't like to draw attention to my existence as an actual person, and I don't have time to discuss things like the pros/cons of blogging, scientific outreach, gender imbalances, scientist bloggers vs.
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The Liebster Award – Pass it On

Fitness / Hiking : SoCal Hiker (5 hours ago)

The Liebster Award is a Blogstöcken — roughly translated as blog stick — that’s passed from one blogger to another. The basic idea is that it exposes the reader of a blog to other blogs they might find interesting, expanding our onl... Read Post

Blog Pick Of The Month at PLoS ONE

Academics / General Science : A Blog Around the Clock (6 years ago)

If you write blog posts about PLoS ONE papers, you are eligible for a prize every month! I explain in some detail here, but this is the main point: ...every month, I will read all the blog coverage aggregated on Read Post

And now, announcing the PLoS ONE Blog Pick of the Month Award

Academics / Biology : Greg Laden's Blog (5 years ago)

The Blog Pick of the Month is a monthly award given for the best (well, they don't actually say best, but I'll assume) blog post covering a story from PLoS ONE and aggregated in (There are several such posts ea... Read Post

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