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What Will We Build After the #SciArt Storm?

What Will We Build After the #SciArt Storm?

The #sciart tweetstorm was huge success – bigger and more exciting than any of us could have imagined. Though we sent out an alert to fewer than 100 people before the launch, on the first day we racked up more than 4000 tweets!

March 7, 2015 — Kalliopi Monoyios

5 Instagram Tips for Science Artists

I’ve been on Instagram for a long time, with a private account to share family photos with friends. Last year, I decided to start up a second account, @FlyingTrilobite, to share my art in process, and the sort of things I normally share on my blog.

April 29, 2015 — Glendon Mellow
SciArt List on Twitter

SciArt List on Twitter

Attempting to update our Science Artist Twitter List! Have we missed you? https://t.co/ErIncNa9FA #sciart #scicomm Symbiartic SciArt (@Symbiartic) January 7, 2014 Recently science-artist Willy Chyr [@willychyr] was looking for a Twitter list of #sciart to follow, and turned to ours.

January 8, 2014 — Glendon Mellow

More about altmetrics

When in trouble or in doubt, invent new words. We have bibliometrics and scientometrics from the Age of Print. Now they are joined by informetrics, cybermetrics, webometrics and altmetrics, which might not be an accurate term, but it’s sticky (more than social media-based complimentary metrics, that’s for sure).

November 27, 2013 — Hadas Shema
A Fishy Feast

A Fishy Feast

I love my Twitter feed. Sometimes it’s those little serendipitous conversations that lead to something delightful. Here’s how the cartoon above, by comic artist Talcott Starr, came about.

November 8, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Aftermath: SciArt Tweet Storm

Aftermath: SciArt Tweet Storm

Overwhelming. Last week, from March 1-7, Kalliopi, Katie and I  asked members of the #SciArt community to post 3 pieces of their work on Twitter, and retweet 5 by other people each day, using the #SciArt hashtag.

March 13, 2015 — Glendon Mellow
Help Us Start a SciArt Tweet Storm

Help Us Start a SciArt Tweet Storm

In addition to being artists ourselves, the Symbiartic team hopes to help advance the presence of images in science communication and culture.

March 1, 2015 — Glendon Mellow
Join the #SciArt Tweetstorm!

Join the #SciArt Tweetstorm!

Credit: Illustration by Glendon Mellow Source: Help Us Start a SciArt Tweet Storm by Glendon Mellow on Symbiartic This week, Glendon Mellow at Symbiartic has initiated a #sciart tweetstorm, and the sheer quantity of scienceart being shared is spectacular.

March 2, 2015 — Kalliopi Monoyios

#IAmANaturalist: A Tribute

#IAmANaturalist because to try and understand a completely different way of living, of being, is to transcend oneself.

September 15, 2014 — Hannah Waters
Why is the grass always greener on social media?

Why is the grass always greener on social media?

Are you on social media? I’m willing to bet you’re on at least one channel (and it’s probably Facebook). In December 2013, 73% of adults online were using a social networking site of some sort.

July 23, 2014 — Krystal D'Costa
Drown Your Town

Drown Your Town

From: Drown Your Town: what does your hometown look like with sea level rise? by David Wogan at Plugged In. Source: Andrew David Thaler Amid a couple of harrowing weeks in the science blogging community, a madcap and dastardly plan was hatched by the Southern Fried Scientist, Andrew David Thaler.

October 24, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

Social Media for Scientists Part 1: It’s Our Job

Scientists. We’re an enigmatic group of people. On the one hand, we are trailblazers. We’re the innovators and inventors whose job it is, quite literally, to expand the world’s technology through knowledge.

September 27, 2011 — Christie Wilcox

Weiner’s Wiener? Too perfect to be a coincidence.

In case you haven’t heard, Carlos Danger — AKA shamed former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner — recently got in trouble once again for exposing his infamous…well, his infamous wiener.

July 30, 2013 — Melanie Tannenbaum
Quick Twitter Tip for Attributing Art

Quick Twitter Tip for Attributing Art

When I see some amazing art posted on Twitter without attribution to the creator, especially by someone in science communication, I kind of lose it.

February 28, 2015 — Glendon Mellow

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