A few interesting links collected July 15th through July 19th:
- This isn’t the first time Seed has sacrificed editorial independence | Gaia Vince | Science | guardian.co.uk – after sending Seed requests for payment, I received an email from my editor asking for more columns and explaining that they wouldn’t be publishing the Bhopal piece because it was critical of Dow Chemical, which now owns the company that caused the gas leak in 1984, and that Seed was seeking an advertising contract with Dow.
- A Farewell to Scienceblogs: the Changing Science Blogging Ecosystem : A Blog Around The Clock – Blogging on Huffington Post is an instant loss of credibility – a day of a Pepsi blog is nothing compared to years of pseudoscience, medical quackery, Creationism and Deepak Chopra’s posts there. Nobody in their right mind would want to be associated with such a cesspit of anti-science
- Sanitation Trucks To Carry More Than Garbage: They’ll Carry A QR Message – Starting Monday, both sides of 2,200 city Sanitation trucks will feature QR (quick response) code panels your smartphone can use to access “The Green Apple: Recycling,”