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Interests

I got a bit annoyed with Twitter this weekend. I’m following about 400 people, even after I culled a lot of them, and I want to keep following all these people, but I’m getting a LOT of tweets I don’t care about. The problem is that I follow many people…

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Hoping they’ll lose Pinterest

This post also appeared on my science blog. If you read between the lines, it also explains both why I first decided I didn’t want a personal blog anymore, and recently revived it again. The people who introduced me to blogging were not scientists or academics. They were online friends…

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Pinterrupted fun

I joined Pinterest to look at some fun things as distraction, but lately it’s just the next thing to succumb to forced professionalization. All kinds of science people joined to use it for science communication, and now there are articles everywhere on how to use leverage it for work the…