odd moment today in the office a friend of a friend was interviewed before a job and we both did that "oh hey didn't expect to see you here" moment

Thanks for the feedback for the open question, glad to know that it got shared around to a bunch of people. I sadly have been sick so have been lacking in the replying end of things but working on getting into a groove with this (Mastadon newbie still getting used to this)

Open question do you know of anyone who streams themselves doing academic research?

I couldn't fit this in the profile but I am the head of both Connection and MAGFest panels department. if you are interested in giving a talk there feel free to ask me.

A QA analyst who often does research lectures for conferences focusing on gaming and music, in the process of opening up the technique to the masses

Scholar Social

Federated microblogging for academics

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.

We strive to be a safe space for queer people and other minorities, recognizing that there can only be academic freedom where the existence and validity of interlocutors' identities is taken as axiomatic.

"An academic microblog that you can be proud to put on the last slide of a presentation at a conference"

"Official" monthly journal club!

(Participation is, of course, optional)

Scholar Social features a monthly "official" journal club, in which we try to read and comment on a paper of interest.

Any user of Scholar Social can suggest an article by sending the DOI by direct message to @socrates@scholar.social and one will be chosen by random lottery on the last day of the month. We ask that you only submit articles that are from *outside* your own field of study to try to ensure that the papers we read are accessible and interesting to non-experts.

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