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14 November 2011

Behind the scenes at the Smithsonian

AGU’s hometown of Washington, DC, recently played host to Digital Capital Week, a week-long festival focused on bringing together designers, entrepreneurs, and social innovators of all kinds. As part of DC Week, the Smithsonian Institution offered the chance to go behind the scenes at the National Museum of Natural History for their first-ever tweetup, #SITweetup. A tweetup is when Twitter users meet face-to-face to discuss shared interests. For the #SITweetup, ten lucky people from a variety of professions were chosen randomly for a tour of the Paleobiology Department — and I was one of them!


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