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Join us at the British Library in January to celebrate a New Year for science and publishing
By John Hammersley

Science is changing. The widespread reach and accessibility of the internet means that more people have access to more knowledge than ever before.

This is helping science at each end of the spectrum, from young scientists learning about the latest developments from CERN or on-board the International Space Station, through to the international, multi-disciplinary collaborations which make these projects possible and use the results to discover new breakthroughs and inspire new ideas.

To kick off the New Year and this new chapter in scientific publishing, we're organising an Academia 2.0 event in the evening on 16 January at the British Library.

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Using WriteLaTeX in our Evolutionary Game Theory Hackathon and beyond
By John Hammersley

Jake, David and Artem's recent paper on 'Edge effects in game theoretic dynamics of spatially structured tumours' came about after an impromptu 4-day hackathon. It was also the first time they'd used writeLaTeX for collaboration, and to get their perspective on the experience we asked them some follow up questions. Here's what they said...

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Having a hard time convincing your coauthors to learn LaTeX? With our Rich Text mode you no longer need to...
By John Lees-Miller
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This weekend has seen the release of a major upgrade to the writeLaTeX editor, including a new user interface, an updated project pane to manage your files, and the first release of our new Rich Text mode for easier editing and collaboration.

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WriteLaTeX at The Guardian's Activate Tech Talent Day in New York
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On the 19th November, writeLaTeX founder Dr John Hammersley gave a four minute pitch on how writeLaTeX is changing the face of scientific writing, collaboration and publishing.

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What should the scientific record look like in the digital age?
By Julia Schölermann

A guest blog post by Julia Schölermann

Join us at the SpotOn conference in London on Friday Nov 9th 3-4 pm to discuss the possibilities and implications of rethinking the scientific record. Join the conversation live on twitter using #solo13digital or read our session notes - prepared collaboratively and on the fly using writeLaTeX.com and pushed to figshare at the conclusion of the session.

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