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@drbjork When was the last time you had any real time off?
@drbjork Jesus! And I thought that I was a workaholic. SRSLY, Man, you need to take an extended vacation. ;-)

@pennyfortheguy I'm not a workaholic, my life has been in turmoil over the last few years. Would really love a long vacation, but I haven't had the luxury of having one.

@drbjork Honesty ...  I think that you and I are going to get along just fine. ;-)
@drbjork Vacation .. I wish. My whole entire life is about to go into stellar overdrive with #Anonymous #OpSafeWinter  Let me get through the next 4 months, and then I will give you a definitive answer on the vacation status, OK
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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 in academia, 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 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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