Happy New Year!
Computer scientist Sethuraman Panchanathan is in line to become the next US NSF Director.
Rich Lenski looks back on the first six years of his blog. Includes a very kind shout-out to Dynamic Ecology.
Old fogey that I am, I am skeptical that we’re anywhere close to online virtual conferences that can replace that the interaction, networking, and social functions of physical conferences. But I also think experimentation is good, so kudos to the organizers of virtual conferences for trying new things.
Fact check: true. Well, true for me, anyway.
And finally, THE BEST STARTUP IDEA SINCE GOOGLE: