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Message 1192055 - Posted: 6 Feb 2012, 21:07:12 UTC

SETI@home Project Scientist Eric Korpela has published a blog entry in the Huffington Post's new science section. Other Berkeley SETI bloggers may follow. Depending upon the response we may only blog there, may restrict blog entries here to things directly related to SETI@home, or we may duplicate the posts here. Let us know what you think.
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Message 1192071 - Posted: 6 Feb 2012, 21:35:20 UTC - in response to Message 1192055.

I checked out the link, found lots of interesting stuff, but nothing about SETI@Home . . .
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Message 1192184 - Posted: 7 Feb 2012, 8:43:12 UTC

First, there appears to be some sensitivity among some crunchers for SET@home to confusion between the project and SETI Institute, two separate institutions. As you may know, SETI Institute has been publishing at Huffington Post for quite some time.

Second, Huffington Post is part of America On Line.

Third, Huffington Post seems to be dragging in bloggers like a magnet attracts iron filings.

If you want a separate blog outpost, you should look at Wordpress. If you want a clue about that, ask the guys at WCG project CEP2 up at Harvard. They are about as good as it gets in exploiting all sorts of social media.
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Message 1192242 - Posted: 7 Feb 2012, 19:27:17 UTC

Lord J Huffington Post Fluffypants The 3rd.

Ok I didn't type that...

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Message 1192571 - Posted: 8 Feb 2012, 18:42:52 UTC

I decided to post the article to the staff blog. here.
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Message 1207466 - Posted: 18 Mar 2012, 14:08:02 UTC - in response to Message 1192055.

The Huffington Post offends me with all of it's politically biased news and commentary. I'm new to SETI Home and I was very excited about it, but if I find more affiliations with Huffington I will probably just stop participating in the project. Sorry, but I have strong feelings about the subject.

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Message 1207467 - Posted: 18 Mar 2012, 14:22:05 UTC - in response to Message 1207466.
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The Huffington Post offends me with all of it's politically biased news and commentary. I'm new to SETI Home and I was very excited about it, but if I find more affiliations with Huffington I will probably just stop participating in the project. Sorry, but I have strong feelings about the subject.


And how fast would you leave SETI@Home if you were told that the majority of participants here, are either liberals, communists, or socialists?

Would you detach in micro seconds, seconds, or minutes?

Edit: Interesting first post btw. Coming in here and telling a project scientist in which media he should not publish his articles.

Geeze....
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Message 1207488 - Posted: 18 Mar 2012, 15:23:42 UTC - in response to Message 1207467.

We have a politics section for all you liberal, socialist/ communists. So long as you keep your ideas there and off the main blogs I don't care. I'm not much for the HuffPost blog either but I'm not going to quit SETI just cause you post there. I doubt I'll be seeing your posts over there though.
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Message 1207513 - Posted: 18 Mar 2012, 16:33:25 UTC

Eric, could you please add an RSS feed utility to this thread?


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Message 1208053 - Posted: 19 Mar 2012, 22:17:20 UTC - in response to Message 1207513.

I've got an rss feed that works for any thread. For example the feed for this
thread would be:

http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/rss_thread.php?threadid=66868

It lists the last 9 posts in the thread. I haven't had time to pretty it up, so it displays post times and user IDs as an integer.

You can get an RSS feed of my SETI@home blogs at

http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/rss_staff_blog.php?userid=24735

Or my Huffington Post blogs at

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=eric-korpela



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Message 1208118 - Posted: 20 Mar 2012, 2:22:48 UTC

OMG!! Didn't recognize the name. I already get your feed.
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Message 1208747 - Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 6:58:00 UTC - in response to Message 1192055.

SETI@home Project Scientist Eric Korpela has published a blog entry in the Huffington Post's new science section. Other Berkeley SETI bloggers may follow. Depending upon the response we may only blog there, may restrict blog entries here to things directly related to SETI@home, or we may duplicate the posts here. Let us know what you think.

Hi Eric,

Congratulation on your blog entry in the Huffington Post,
Eric I think you should Blog about what ever you think about, just my 2 cents.
Dr. Eric Korpela Astrophysicist, Astronomer and scientist.

Best Wishes for more success
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Message 1208879 - Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 16:25:53 UTC - in response to Message 1208747.

That's my feeling too. There have been about 5 people who have written blogs titled "Are we alone?" since the first of the year, so that topic will have to wait.

Thanks for sticking with us for the long haul.
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Message 1208895 - Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 16:55:35 UTC - in response to Message 1208879.

When's the next installment coming out? I'm really enjoying the insights and levity in your posting
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Message 1209009 - Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 20:27:07 UTC

I hope to get one out this weekend. I got somewhat distracted by work. It happens.
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