Thursday, 15 November 2012


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 121113 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Industry gets away with miserable GMO trials - this is the key issue: #GM products aren't properly tested

#China’s Xiaomi moves beyond smartphones with new $64 #Android set-top box - interesting move

RIAA: Pirates Are Bigger Music Fans Than Average Consumers - whoops, did they mean to say that?

Confused Irish Newspaper Editorial Argues That Search Engines Need To Pay Newspapers - brazen cluelessness

French Company Building a Mobile Internet Just For Things - nice idea, but doomed unless they make it #opensource

#openaccess #opendata in Perth (AU). My talk on Open Scholarship (I). We must reclaim our scholarship - oh yes

The Debate on How to Measure "#Openness" - important but difficult stuff #transparency

Will #Brazil's 'Anti-ACTA' Marco Civil Be Subverted By #Copyright Lobbyists At The Last Moment? - frustrating stuff

Woman 'denied a termination' dies in hospital - incredible: in ireland (v @czajkowski)#abortion

"leading Tories have launched an attack on the Climate Change Act" - shameful (v @superglaze)#energygate #uk

Tory MP running Corby campaign 'backed rival in anti-windfarm plot' - underhand: he should resign now #emergygate #uk

Comments on Seralini et al and on the criticisms - points from retired zoologist #gm

Napster, Udacity, and the Academy - great piece about why openness & iteration will transform education #mooc (v @jjn1)

New Chip Is Next Step in 3D Gesture Control Phones - not sure how we'd use this, but I'm sure we'll find out

EU Court refuses FFII amicus curiae brief on #ACTA -"citizens’ rights, but does not want to hear from citizens"

Health Scourge Hits #Greece - #malaria's comeback: v worrrying (v @asteris @Melina_Spathari)

Watering down #OpenAccess in #EU (latest compromise) - advocates, let's please get working on this 

Tory MP escapes discipline over anti-windfarm comments - much for cameron's "greenest gov" codswallop...

Canada prepares for drug patent concessions to clinch free-trade deal with EU - more fool them (v @howardknopf)#ceta

Naxos English Song Series on Spotify - lots of gems, especially the finzi stuff

Israel threatens to overthrow Abbas over Palestinian statehood bid - my ironymeter just exploded

#Google vs. #Samsung - could samsung buy google? really fascinating graphs and analysis; recommended (v @czajkowski)

'Freiburg's frustration with IT caused anger over free software' - useful background to this crazy move

Brazil's Amazon rangers battle farmers' burning business logic - kudos to the unsung, poorly-paid heroes of #brazil

#Israeli air strike kills Hamas military chief Jabari - clearly trying to provoke palestinians ahead of UN vote

w4s - thoughts on making science work better - interesting thoughts (v @phylogenomics)#openscience

Analysis: Argentine Court Clarifies What Patent Holders Can – And Cannot – Prohibit - interesting

#Mozilla's Big Comeback - seems to be firing on all cylinders these days: great to see #firefox #openweb

#Russia Blacklists Cultural Wiki Without Explanation, Site Just Moves To Circumvent Block - bad stuff happening

Samsung: We Have No Intention of Settling With Apple Like HTC - why should they? be crazy to...

Schulbuch-O-Mat: Plattform für freie Schulbücher sucht Crowdfunding - €10.000 needed...

#ThreeStrikes Is Out? UK Judges Rule Internet Ban Is 'Unreasonable', Even For Sex Offenders - looks big news for the UK

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