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OpenGovHack Night: weekly event builds community tools & capacity – worth replicating

This week I had the opportunity to attend the OpenGovHack Night in Chicago. It happens every Tuesday night from 6-10 pm. They have free pizza and between 50-100 (or more) attendees each week! 567 more words


Conformity In The Medical World

Before I dive into this topic, I want to make it very clear that I am proud and honored to be a physician. I endured four years of medical school and three years of residency training because I had a lifelong love of medicine and truly wanted to be a healer. 425 more words


CFP: Scandinavian Crime Fiction in the 21st Century

Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study

May 6-9, 2015 Columbus, Ohio

STREAM 2: Scandinavian Crime Fiction in the 21st Century… 287 more words



Rotterdam (Netherlands) – The organisers of Classical:NEXT, the global meeting for all art music innovators, have just opened their call for proposals for the 2015 programme. 371 more words


Turning existing IP into an educational game and more at the Children's Media Conference #tCMC

A slightly belated write-up of my Children’s Media Conference experience in July.

This year was my first CMC, and it was great. Good sessions, good conversations. 771 more words


Forensics, Anyone?

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: Breaking news, this just in, and all that kind of stuff. Are you going to Bouchercon? Have you seen this? This is going to be the most fabulous session on forensics you’ll ever encounter—the amazing… 1,199 more words

Of Interest

ESA - from our California Correspondent

The American ecological society has just finished its annual meeting in Sacramento, California, and the BES was well represented.  For those of you who missed it, let me summarize my impressions. 743 more words