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Google+ rolls out Google Communities

Well, earlier today (depending on where you are, of course), Google+ started rolling out Google Communities. The service is brand new, so I don’t have much of an opinion about it yet.  I’ve just joined a makers/hackers/engineers/artists community, as these are things I think are cool and I reckon it’ll be a really interesting example of a community in action (it already has well over 500 people in it!). The reasoning behind Communities is, in […]

TOSP Episode 9: November 7th 2011

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] Greetings, dear listeners! This week, aimee was joined once again by Chelfyn Baxter, co-host of the g33k show, to talk through some of the science stories of the last week.  They included using lasers to rip the universe a new one, Boeing building spacecraft, the weight of the internet, alternate living, radiation-cleaning Aussie nanofibres, asteroids, and some very interesting Sciblogs articles. We apologise (once again, […]

TOSP Episode 7: October 25th 2011

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] Featuring (very) bright sparks, biomimicry and flight, Dance Your PhD, NASA inventions, carbon nano-onions, Iceland’s renewable internet, spider silk, zoned-out rats, forecasting with Twitter, autistic facial characteristics, a new superconductivity, the geek book list, Tell Us A Story 2011 winners, and the economics of milk. Also featuring some Interesting Things, including a comment on a paper showing how cats lap water… Elf and aimee had […]

The Twitterverse

The Twitterverse, courtesy of Brian Solis… [Make clicky for hi-res image]