Making Contact

By Keith Kloor | November 11, 2010 12:51 pm

This piece of advice from Rex at Savage Minds pretty much holds true for all of life:

There is just nothing like meeting someone in person to assess, in flash, whether or not they are actually The Shit.

But he’s speaking specifically about how to navigate the whirlwind of conferences. And he’s spot on, which is why you see so many people lounging in lobbies at conferences, even during panel sessions.

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About Keith Kloor

Keith Kloor is a NYC-based journalist, and an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University. His work has appeared in Slate, Science, Discover, and the Washington Post magazine, among other outlets. From 2000 to 2008, he was a senior editor at Audubon Magazine. In 2008-2009, he was a Fellow at the University of Colorado’s Center for Environmental Journalism, in Boulder, where he studied how a changing environment (including climate change) influenced prehistoric societies in the U.S. Southwest. He covers a wide range of topics, from conservation biology and biotechnology to urban planning and archaeology.

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