Data: a rose by any other name | Preserving Research Data in Canada
Useful data definition: "I prefer to think of research data as information structured by methodology and organized in digital products that are used as evidence in the research process."
data  dataCuration 
Riddles in the Dark - the Lost Version
Differences between the original and revised LOTR Gollum encounters
history  humanities 
5 days ago
Evidence Shows Hackers Changed Votes in the 2016 Election But No One Will Admit It
Another cyberhacker showed how he could change votes in the WINvote machine used in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Mississippi, with only a computer, a mouse and a Microsoft Word document, as long as he had the password. But the hacker soon discovered that WINvote machines all had the same password.

The password, which could not be changed, was (you might want to take a deep breath) “abcde.”
security  passwords  horrorStories 
19 days ago
With help from NASA, students launch experiment into space
The data was collected and recorded on two micro-SD cards – two, because the team learned last year that they had to back up their data collection method when the SD-card broke in the 2017 launch.
UWM  dataHorrorStories 
20 days ago
Cyberattack Causes Outage for Library Consortium
Another reason why security is important in libraries. OCLC DDoS attack.
libraries  security 
22 days ago
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