Your invitation to my Twitter evening

  • FSP: "We wish you best of luck with your scientific endeavors, and your anger management, maturity, and ethics issues." http://is.gd/1FvJb

     

  • Phil Ball on "Why astronomers are twittering" http://philipball.blogspot.com/2009/07/why-astronomers-are-twittering-heres-my.html

  • The Great Beyond on "that" cartoon http://bit.ly/FDj2T

      

  • Right, that really is the last straw. "Royal family joins Twitter". http://is.gd/1FuQY

      

  • Aargh! Now this: "favourite Westminster notion of the moment – Peter Mandelson could be next leader of the Labour Party." http://is.gd/1FuJN

      

  • At last, some good news. "US box office spellbound by HP and the Half-Blood Prince" — and Bruno nowhere 😉 http://is.gd/1FuG4

      

  • Meghan McCain has spoken. Joe the Plumber is “a dumbass”. http://is.gd/1FuyE

      

  • I despair. Blogher.. world's biggest group of blogging women … everyone's Twtr question? "What am I going to wear?" http://is.gd/1Fup6

      

  • This doesn't refer to Nature Publishing Group! "Wikipedia and the NPG Fall Out Over Copyright" http://is.gd/1FtQB

      

  • Via NYT: "readers pick which articles they want in their magazine and then print it themselves". http://tiny.cc/yfXkv

     

  • The FT editor, L. Barber, predicts "almost all" news organisations will be charging for online content within a year.http://tiny.cc/mLjFS

      

  • NYT: We Rent Movies, So Why Not Textbooks? http://bit.ly/PVaFV

  •   Rob Kitchin: We’re all prosumers now: blogs are a form of what some call prosumption – we help produce what we consume. http://is.gd/1EhXr


  • 'Moon-landing sceptics were referred to as 'loonies', contrary to the Guardian style guide. This has been corrected' http://is.gd/1EgJN


  • Via Sarah W: fascinating essay on Patricia Highsmith's attempt to understand Michael Jackson, ca. 1984: http://is.gd/1DEBS