C2) Get a Life: I Tweet, I Blog, But Do I Sleep?

Saturday, October 15th, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
HCCC Fremont
Alan Boyle
Bora Zivkovic
Deborah Blum
Steve Silberman
Cristine Russell
Cristine Russell

Dramatic changes in science writing have created a new generation of 24/7 multi-taskers who work multiple assignments while blogging and tweeting to a global audience. So how do today’s science writers balance the time demands of writing and social media? How do we keep up with the latest science or get out to the lab or field? Or are we always tethered to technology? This session will provide practical advice from some of the top journo-jugglers about life, liberty and the pursuit of ... The hot news tip? Perfect blog post? 140-character epiphany? Um, well, happiness in the virtual and real world. We’ll offer a fast-paced panel discussion, with strong audience participation, live & online. We will start an advance Twitter discussion at #sciwrilife and speakers will be asked to keep time diaries for a week.