links for 2010-02-26

Best Hospital Facebook Pages – Children’s Hospitals "Children’s Hospital Boston has created a Facebook page by which all other hospital pages should be judged. It’s so impressive it inspired a future Alert Presence article, “The Anatomy of a Great Hospital Facebook Page”. The expertly designed profile picture, beautifully presented tab pages and even their own […]

links for 2010-02-25

How many Kindles have really been sold? (And other interesting tidbits about ebooks) Good analysis [via @atmaspere] (tags: marketing data ebook kindle ebooks amazon sales trend industry business publishing ipad iphone molecularist) Alternate “life” styles: scientists predict the possibility of a Shadow Biosphere | The Biology Blog "The possibility of strange forms of alien life […]

links for 2010-02-18

Evolution F*cked Your Shit Up: The World’s 50 Freakiest Animals (tags: science biology funny humor photos evolution list bizarre weird strange awesome animals images nature lists gallery animal freaky)

links for 2010-02-15

A history of media technology scares, from the printing press to Facebook. – By Vaughan Bell – Slate Magazine Just brilliant. "The writer Douglas Adams observed how technology that existed when we were born seems normal, anything that is developed before we turn 35 is exciting, and whatever comes after that is treated with suspicion. […]

links for 2010-02-12

10 sages read the future of print Very good range of ideas (though a tad predictable). Two I liked in particular were from Paul LeClerc, President and CEO, New York Public Library, and Kevin Rose, Founder of Digg. Go and read them all. [via @BoraZ] (tags: trends future publishing books predictions digital magazine ebooks print […]

links for 2010-02-10

Storybird – Collaborative storytelling [via @bryanrieger] (tags: writing storytelling collaboration books story publishing interactive digitalstorytelling) Panelfly | Revolutionizing Mobile Comics [via @bryanrieger] (tags: iphone comics design app mobile comic apps)

links for 2010-02-09

ImPACT Test "ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is the first, most-widely used, and most scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system." (tags: concussion medicine sports safety athletes kids children injury brain health testing test) Concussion care for student-athletes – The Boston Globe "Due to awareness raised by the media, advances in clinical assessment and […]

links for 2010-02-08

Best Connected Individuals Are Not the Most Influential Spreaders in Social Networks "By contrast, "a less connected person who is strategically placed in the core of the network will have a significant effect that leads to dissemination through a large fraction of the population."" [via @drkiki] Maybe now folks will realize that numbers of followers […]

links for 2010-02-04

Technology Review: Blogs: arXiv blog: The Curious Case of the Evolving Apostrophe "A new technique for analyzing early English texts is gradually revealing the history of the apostrophe." [via @EvilSue] (tags: grammar apostrophe writing history) Dynamic Dummy Image Generator – DummyImage.com "Simply add the width, an 'x', and the height (example) of the image you […]

links for 2010-02-02

Where bio begins: The Future of Life Science. Very intriguing. Well done. Where does Biology begin for you? (tags: biology marketing science molecularist future buzz)