Mathias Klang has introduced me to the social network site Academia.edu, and I liked it so much that I thought I would share it here. This website brings together academics and classifies them by university, department and research interest. I found the interface both pleasing to the eye and functional, although the fact that the tree is generated by the users means that it is filled with every conceivable sub-category of human thought. For example, I did not know that Gringo Studies and Comic Book Studies existed.

I am realising how narrow my research interest are, I will have to think hard to add some more. Are research interests the new Facebook friends?


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Exam #9317384 · January 12, 2009 at 2:38 pm

Thanks Andres. I joined the social network site Academia.edu – Bruce Mann.

Exam #9317384 · January 12, 2009 at 8:38 pm

Thanks Andres. I joined the social network site Academia.edu – Bruce Mann.

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