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McLuhan and archaic poster sessions

By / July 22, 2010

[Two notes: The comments below are my opinions. Sometimes convention need to be re-examined, especially as new technology and other conventions around us change. Second, I have replaced the original photo, above, with one that is more generic. At least one reader  recognized the venue in the original and felt it implied a particular criticism…

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Poster sessions: Beloved dinosaurs?

By / July 19, 2010

I once heard the old horrible saying about spouses – “you can’t live with ’em and you can’t live without ’em” – used to describe the venerable poster sessions at science conferences. But, here is a question I have been thinking a lot about lately, and I wonder if any of you have any thoughts:…

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