Saturday, 27 October 2012

121026


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 121025 - http://bit.ly/SCTs5b  yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

80 terabytes of archived web crawl data available for research -http://bit.ly/R4UfKz only???

Climate scientist gets compared to Jerry Sandusky, files libel suit -http://bit.ly/SCU4b0 petty vindictiveness of denialists is staggering

EU-funded research shows mothers, children exposed to chemicals -http://bit.ly/S0mhrF chemical industry says "who cares?"

Visualizing Open Energy Data in Canada - http://bit.ly/SmiQOm nicely done#opendata

Apple slips as Android claims 41% of global tablet market -http://bit.ly/TFGw2Y but but fanbois said this could never happen...

Why are Indians so active on Quora? - http://bit.ly/SmiZRW fascinating, nearly as active as Usians

The Industrial Radical‘s Radical Copyright Policy - http://bit.ly/TdLwWf kudos

Feds Continue To Consider Linux Users Criminals For Watching DVDs -http://bit.ly/PU01Ui ridiculous

Consumer group urges Aussies to spoof IP addresses - http://bit.ly/SmjhYMsays it all, really

Tobacco lobby focus switches from Dalli to Stoiber - http://bit.ly/R4Z1Yn#tobacco companies corrupt everything they touch

Government Gives Samsung and Motorola #Monopoly Patent Grants; then Probes them for “Patent Abuse” - http://bit.ly/RmY2ou rather good point

Samsung widens global smartphone lead, as Nokia drops from top 5 -http://tnw.co/R4ZmKF so how's that microsoft strategy going, nokia?

Will Proposed Pan-#Africa Intellectual Property Organization Enable The West To Impose Its Monopolies? - http://bit.ly/PU1Wbo this is crazy

The Old Radical: How #Bitcoin Is Being Destroyed - http://bit.ly/Y26oF4interesting view

Epsilon and Zeta - http://bit.ly/RNY34t another research-based masterpiece from #xkcd

Twiterith - http://dthin.gs/VLIxfe "first known use of the word “twitter” as a verb"; nice one, Geoff...

La #Hadopi aimerait faire de l'open-source, mais ne peut point (dit-elle) -http://bit.ly/RjQ2pV can't imagine why...

Apple on UK website: Samsung didn’t copy the iPad…because “they are not as cool” as us - http://tnw.co/RO5AjE ha!

Welcome Windows 8 to a Post-Desktop World - http://bit.ly/ROgoOG great summary from Jim Zemlin how things have changed in favour of #linux

No Impunity: Armenian politicians duck justice - http://bit.ly/Xs0Vba poor, long-suffering #armenia #corruption

Wholesale Murder of Africans - http://bit.ly/ULWFnA caused by drug patents pricing genuine medicine out of their reach

EU trade policy cannot ignore the Geneva conventions: the European Parliament must reject ACAA protocol with Israel - http://bit.ly/RPsZ4f

European Parliament draws line in the sand: financial markets must not play with food - http://bit.ly/TGv0o4 it's a start (v @asteris)

Surmounting the Insurmountable: Wikipedia Is Nearing Completion, in a Sense -http://bit.ly/WO5zBs well, yes & no...

The scandal of missing children: care home runaways are not tracked -http://bit.ly/VMKkRi important piece about dreadful situation in UK

NY Times blocked in China as it reveals Wen Jiaobao’s obscene family wealth -http://bit.ly/SEsMkk feet of clay again?

Hobbit makers ban uni from using ‘hobbit’ - http://bit.ly/Tkfs7m time to make fun of the people who decided this (v @edyong209 @BoraZ)

interesting: #hobbit first used in 1895 - http://bit.ly/P8eyKF maybe that NZ scientist can use it... (v @putt1ck)

"offices of anti-tobacco campaigners in Brussels have been subject to a sophisticated burglary" - http://bit.ly/TKf1zq whoa (v @bengoldacre)

How Linux makes the post-desktop world possible - http://bit.ly/PUG9jQ oh yes

#OECD Gets It: The Internet Works, So Don't Break It - http://bit.ly/SdaBVywe're lookin' at you, #WCIT #commons

UK Guidelines 4 Cases Where Jurisdiction To Prosecute Is Shared With Prosecuting Authorities Overseas [pdf] - http://bit.ly/Rkrqxg views?

Berlusconi sentenced for tax fraud - http://bbc.in/Y3MlpO sentence cut immediately, appeals underway; i.e. he gets off again (v @webmink)

No, #Copyright Is Not A Human Right - http://bit.ly/QKlA6y great post, hugely important point...

Lena Dunham remembers her first time – and Republicans are outraged -http://bit.ly/U29F34 oh, humourless too...

Freemium app revenue growth leaves premium in the dust - http://bit.ly/THcSu9oh look, those paid apps not doing so well it seems

Faulkner Estate Sues Sony Pictures Because Owen Wilson Quoted Nine Words (Incorrectly) - http://bit.ly/R6XL74 oh, come on #copyright

Philip Morris Sends Cease & Desist To Artist For Using Marlboro Box In His Art - http://bit.ly/PV7IJZ story obviously needs some publicity

Deepwater corals may be key to restoring damaged reefs, survey finds - http://bit.ly/PV817p good news for a change

Scientist Refused Permission To Call Hominids 'Hobbits', Even Though Word 1st Used In Print In 1895 - Not By Tolkien - http://bit.ly/RkHYoD


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