<font size="2"> Posted on 08/18/2013 </font>
Last week, nearly the entire lab attended the [http://beacon-center.org/ BEACON] Congress, where Titus Brown gave a persuasive talk arguing that [http://ivory.idyll.org/blog/fallout-from-social-media-talk.html scientists should get more involved with social media.] In response, we decided to be more active with social media as well. First, we made a [http://figshare.com/authors/Claus%20Wilke/447154 figshare account] for the lab and posted several of the posters and slides we presented at the BEACON Congress. Second, we [https://twitter.com/ClausWilke tweeted] about the materials we posted on figshare. Third, Claus decided to [http://
clauswilke.com /blog start a blog,] where he will post his personal opinions on scientific as well as non-scientific topics.