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Cyber costs threaten to exceed benefits | Articles | Knowledge | Zurich Insurance
The best answer for “how risky is that?” is generally “how much would it cost to insure against that?” Now Zurich, the Swiss insurance company founded in 1872, is saying that the cost of securing the Internet will exceed the benefits of connectivity by 2019 - philg
2 days ago
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Two bison delicately sculpted from clay by firelight 14,000 years ago deep in the West Cave at 'Montesquieu-Avantès…
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13 days ago
Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL)
validation relative to constraints on form
to-read  rdf 
14 days ago
Ichiro Obara's page
economic theory and game theory (repeated/dynamic games and mechanism design)
22 days ago
Every attempt to manage academia makes it worse | Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week
If a job is complex, multifaceted and involves subtle trade-offs, the best approach is to hire good people, pay them the going rate and tell them to do the job to the best of their ability.
via:alanr 
22 days ago
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Sneering at Comic Sans is just elitism.
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23 days ago
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A white supremacist DM'd me claiming Islam is violent & taunted me to show "where's the Christian version of Isis?"…
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23 days ago
lobid-resources - much more records, authority URIs dereferencable, provenance - Linked Open Data @hbz - hbz wiki
Corey Harper (@chrpr)
8/29/12 17:36
HBZ put out a new release of their RDF & included provenance info. Is this the 1st large-scale bib data dump w/ prov? wiki1.hbz-nrw.de/display/SEM/20…
opendata 
26 days ago
RDF triple stores — an overview | Larsblog
Michael Hausenblas (@mhausenblas)
9/19/12 3:07
garshol.priv.no/blog/231.html RDF triple stores - an overview by @larsga ... simply, brilliant! #linkeddata #datastore #nosql #rdf
26 days ago
OBO library PURL server code
A bit of python, and configuration in YAML.
programming 
27 days ago
AnyStyle.io
reference parser
via David Shorthouse on Taxacom
28 days ago
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Phenomenal new Aphex Twin track. 🔥🔥🔥
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29 days ago
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- Carrier 2010: Exposing conflict as a precondition for achieving trustworthiness.…
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29 days ago
Papers, Please!
the identity project
via Harry Halpin
politics 
4 weeks ago
Research - Ichiro Obara's page
game theory, evolution of cooperation
meaning 
4 weeks ago
Atlas Name matching API
Atlas of Living Australia / name to taxon record mapping
taxonomy 
4 weeks ago
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Repeat after me: Google is an advertising company.
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5 weeks ago
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Never let an overworked grad student write your indexes. |
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5 weeks ago
Data nightmares: B40 and counting its π-electrons « Henry Rzepa
a perfect (but sad) example of how even modern publiscation destorys scientific data. Use CML for chem.
via PMR
data 
5 weeks ago
Enabling transparent and collaborative computational analysis of 12 tumor types within The Cancer Genome Atlas - ng.2761.pdf
John Wilbanks says: Anyone talking about "github for science" should read our commentary on TCGA. It's not as simple as software diffs.
6 weeks ago
There's no money in linked data
Alan Ruttenberg shared Pascal Hitzler's post with you.
This paper discusses the use of Creative Commons licenses for linked data, making the case that in many cases the use of these licenses - even CC-BY - does not, in practice, mean that commercial use can be made. It's worth a review by CC, possibly a response, and certainly as an additional argument for promoting CC0.
May 2013
data 
6 weeks ago
Avibase – a database system for managing and organizing taxonomic concepts
'getting around the disjoint-everything problem with taxon concepts'
Gaurav Vaidya
taxonomy 
6 weeks ago
4 Good Reasons not to add fibre to your diet. – David Gillespie
A combination of ignorance, arrogance and negligence (with a sizable smattering of corporate profiteering) has kept the eat-more-fibre message front and centre for all nutritional advice. But we didn’t need added fibre before 1971 and we still don’t need it. Worse, it is likely to be adding to the burden of diverticular disease (at least).
via:zooko  nutrition 
6 weeks ago
The Importance of Species Name Synonyms in Literature Searches
Two species, Anodonta anatina and A. cygnea, had 303 and 285 synonyms respectively.
taxonomy 
6 weeks ago
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If you ever doubt that public policy & the EPA matter, check out these lead levels from ice cores samples (analyzed…
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6 weeks ago
BabelNet™ | The largest multilingual encyclopedic dictionary and semantic network
dictionary + "semantic network". mammals are taxa (every mammal is a taxon).
6 weeks ago
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Got this in the mail today. Looks like a very strong entry into the General Entomology textbook world.
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6 weeks ago
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someone at the British Library is doing fine work
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6 weeks ago
Esimating the number of classes via sample coverage
Anne Chao and Shen-Ming Lee
J. Am. Stat. Assoc. 1992
referenced by Kaska during his seminar
Counting missing species or "unknown unknown".
probability  data  biology 
6 weeks ago
Are Ads Costing You Money? – DuckDuckGo Blog
Are Ads Costing You Money?
Learn how avoiding online tracking could protect you from being charged more.
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7 weeks ago
Start Here - rs.io
Looks like an interesting blog.
Robb Seaton
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7 weeks ago
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Media is distracted by Trump, but I am trying to raise awareness of what is going on:
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7 weeks ago
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