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Microsoft Academic is on the verge of becoming a bibliometric superpower | London School of Economics 'Impact' blog
Last year, the new Microsoft Academic service was launched. Sven E. Hug and Martin P. Brändle look at how it compares with more established competitors such as Google Scholar, Scopus, and Web of Sc…
4 weeks ago
Why don’t archivists digitize everything? | Peel Archives Blog
Today on the blog we’re tackling one of our most frequently asked questions: "Why don’t you digitize everything?" and its related runner-up, “When will you be putting all your records on the web?” As archivists we like these questions because they tell us that people are eager for access to archival records. They also show that people…
7 weeks ago
The Utter Uselessness of [unstructured] Job Interviews | New York Times
We use them to try to “get to know” people. It doesn’t work.
april 2017
Here’s Why You Should Call, Not Email, Your Legislators | New York Times
Activists and lawmakers say a phone call can have more weight and be harder to ignore than an email or social media post.
january 2017
Fake Academe, Looking Much Like the Real Thing | New York Times
Sham scholarly publications and academic conferences without rigor reflect a legitimate problem: too many Ph.D.-holders chasing too few credentials.
december 2016
How Data And Information Literacy Could End Fake News [opinion piece] | Forbes
Technology alone cannot solve the fake news problem – only through teaching society to be data and information literate can we improve citizens’ ability to interpret the world around them
december 2016
A 10-Digit Key Code to Your Private Life: Your Cellphone Number | New York Times
The next time someone asks you for your cellphone number, you may want to think twice about giving it.The cellphone number is more than just a bunch of digits. It is increasingly used as a link to
november 2016
An Exclusive Look at How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple | Backchannel
On July 30, 2014, Siri had a brain transplant.Three years earlier, Apple had been the first major tech company to integrate a smart assistant into its operating system. Siri was the company
august 2016
Apple Becomes a Green Energy Supplier, With Itself as Customer | New York Times
As a wholesaler, the company can cut power costs and carbon dioxide emissions. It will get much of its supply from a solar energy farm now being built.
august 2016
Vortex laser offers hope for Moore's Law | e Science News
Like a whirlpool, a new light-based communication tool carries data in a swift, circular motion.
july 2016
Twitter
This is the new project announced at that I'm a part of. If you see me, ask me about it.
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june 2016
Twitter
Great to meet you, too. Never know who you will run into!
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june 2016
FOLIO - The Future of Libraries is Open
RT : Introducing FOLIO, A New Community Coming Together to Build an Open Source Library Services Platform. Join FOLIO
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june 2016
Twitter
FOLIO stakeholders are at . Look for those of us with Ask Me About FOLIO buttons to learn more.
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june 2016
Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry -- 10:30am Saturday at #alaac16
Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry -- 10:30am Saturday at…
june 2016
lemonade-stand: A handy guide to making $$ in open source
lemonade-stand: A handy guide to making $$ in open source
june 2016
Twitter
Congratulations, , on a great career in support of open source!
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june 2016
Copyright Office’s Proposed Notice and Staydown System Would Force the Internet Archive and Other Platforms to Censor the Web | Internet Archive Blogs
In May, the US Copyright Office came to San Francisco to hear from various stakeholders about how well Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act or DMCA is working. The Internet Archive
june 2016
This ‘Demonically Clever’ Backdoor Hides In a Tiny Slice of a Computer Chip | WIRED
Security flaws in software can be tough to find. Purposefully planted ones
june 2016
FBI pushes for more power to crush your privacy | InfoWorld
Like living in a police state much? The FBI is pushing on multiple fronts to greatly expand its surveillance powers and exempt that spying from constitutional safeguards and privacy rules. Many in
june 2016
Twitter
RT : 15% of Americans don’t use the internet. Who are they?
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june 2016
Launch of Private LOCKSS Network for OJS Journals | Public Knowledge Project
Launch of Private LOCKSS Network for OJS Journals | Public Knowledge Project
june 2016
Public USB-charging hacks back on the radar [don't use untrusted charging points] | Network World
Public USB-charging hacks back on the radar [don't use untrusted charging points] | Network World
june 2016
Twitter
RT : As news comes out about a shooting at UCLA, bear in mind that early reports are often inaccurate:
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june 2016
This ring turns your skin into a touchpad | ZDNet
SkinTrack turns your arm into a control pad.Smartwatches ... meh.Gesture control ... yawn.A low energy electric field coursing through your arm ... Huh?Yup, a new wearable technology developed at
may 2016
Retrofitting an Existing API with JSON-LD | OCLC Developer Network
RT : Read our latest blog post and learn how JSON-LD can be used to retrofit an existing JSON API into linked data.
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may 2016
Happy to Announce that I’m Joining Index Data | Disruptive Library Technology Jester
Morning repost of yesterday's personal news: Happy to announce that I’m joining Index Data
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may 2016
Elsevier purchase SSRN: Social scientists face questions over whether centralised repository is in their interests | Impact of Social Sciences blog
Elsevier purchase SSRN: Social scientists face questions over whether centralised repository is in their interests…
may 2016
Twitter
RT : 8 ways you can contribute to without being a developer c/o
opensource  OSCON  from twitter
may 2016
ILS report by Carnegie Classification
RT : Library Technology Guides featured resource: systems in academic libraries according to Carnegie categories
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may 2016
Twitter
RT : The is now ready to meet the world! Discover more here: (with )
GoogleArtCamera  from twitter
may 2016
SSRN has been captured by the enemy of open knowledge | Paul Gowder on Medium
SSRN has been captured by the enemy of open knowledge | Paul Gowder on Medium
may 2016
Twitter
I think succinctly said my concerns WRT conflicting interests/values:
from twitter
may 2016
FAQ :: SSRN
I did not know SSRN was private for-profit, so I went to look ().
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may 2016
Here’s the Problem With the Feds Profiting From Court Filings | Wired
Getty Images According to the Constitution, the law is by, of, and for the people. Congress makes laws, the president enforces them, the courts interpret them. Yet if you want to read federal court
may 2016
Twitter
Had to look this one up. Quote from Joe Esposito, a publishing consultant in New York City, not or
elsevier  from twitter
may 2016
SSRN—the leading social science and humanities repository and online community—joins Elsevier
RT : SSRN — a leading social science and humanities repository and online community — joins Elsevier
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may 2016
A Reboot of the Legendary Physics Site ArXiv Could Shape Open Science | WIRED
A Reboot of the Legendary Physics Site ArXiv Could Shape Open Science | WIRED
may 2016
FBI wasn't able to unlock iPhone, even with a 'fingerprint unlock warrant' [48-hour timeout requires password] | CNN Money
FBI wasn't able to unlock iPhone, even with a 'fingerprint unlock warrant' [48-hour timeout requires password] |…
may 2016
Twitter
Was wondering what was tweeting about with Budweiser's renaming, then I read this. Thanks,
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may 2016
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