Wednesday, 26 March 2014

140325


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140324 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.ch/2014/03/140324.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Wellcome Trust’s #OpenAccess spend 2012-13: Are fees charged by major publishers creating a new serials crisis? - http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2014/03/24/wellcome-trust-apcs-serials-crisis/

Community and Diversity - https://brendaneich.com/2012/04/community-and-diversity/ be interesting to see how this develops in #mozilla and #opensource worlds

Obama to Call for End to #NSA’s Bulk Data Collection - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/25/us/obama-to-seek-nsa-curb-on-call-data.html?hp&_r=2 no protection for us furriners, of course.. (v @SophieintVeld)

Obama in Europe - http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/03/obama-europe-friendly-visit-2014322142431773289.html excellent analysis of how big business is driving #TTIP & hollowing out European values (v @jmcest)

#TTIP: Ex-Weltbankchef Zoellick will Investorenschutz kippen - http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/freihandel-ex-weltbankchef-zoellick-will-investorenschutz-kippen-a-960373.html wow, #ISDS definitely on the way out

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes: news and review of comments on EPO strike - http://ipkitten.blogspot.ch/2014/03/quis-custodiet-ipsos-custodes-news-and.html #EPO seems in meltdown mode...

Math Teacher Punishes Students With 'Game of Thrones' Spoilers - http://mashable.com/2014/03/25/game-of-thrones-spoilers-teacher/ maths teachers always were ahead of the game

#Fracking safety: report warns of 'significant unknowns' - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/25/fracking-safety-oil-gas-report all safety data must be #opendata

EU emissions cuts could herald climate turning point - http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25284-eu-emissions-cuts-could-herald-climate-turning-point.html which is why we must do it

Investor treaties in trouble - http://www.thestar.com.my/Opinion/Columnists/Global-Trends/Profile/Articles/2014/03/24/Investor-treaties-in-trouble/ "In Malaysia, the ISDS is one of the major controversial issues" #TPP #ISDS

Steeped in Overhead: A Look at the Expenses of Tea Party Groups - http://blogs.rollcall.com/beltway-insiders/tea-party-spending-by-the-numbers/ ha! #TeaParty taken to the cleaners (v @froomkin)

Document Freedom Day delivers messages of interoperability around the world - https://fsfe.org/news/2014/news-20140326-01.en.html 41 Events in 18 countries

Imaging Beta Pictoris b - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=30271 such exciting times in the field of exoplanets... #science


UK moves towards longer jail terms for trolls - http://gigaom.com/2014/03/25/uk-moves-towards-longer-jail-terms-for-trolls/ no danger of this being abused, of course...

Michael Hayden Thinks #Snowden Revelations, Rather Than NSA Actions, May Splinter The Internet - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140324/16234826674/michael-hayden-thinks-snowden-revelations-rather-than-nsa-actions-may-splinter-internet.shtml yeah, right

I dropped the “NC” from my #CC License - http://oaopenaccess.wordpress.com/2014/03/25/i-dropped-the-nc-from-my-creative-commons-license/ good post: "what most scholars really want—is simply proper attribution"

Mass Surveillance: French Spooks and Telcos Hand in Hand - http://www.laquadrature.net/en/mass-surveillance-french-spooks-and-telcos-hand-in-hand " revelations have been met with the deafening silence"


Pour les européennes, Mélenchon mise tout sur le traité transatlantique - https://www.contexte.com/article/elections-europeennes-2014/pour-les-europeennes-melenchon-mise-tout-sur-le-traite-transatlantique.html (v @LesMotsRouges @Irien00)#TTIP


#Snowden Statement on Administration’s #NSA Reform Plan - https://www.aclu.org/technology-and-liberty/edward-snowden-statement-administrations-nsa-reform-plan "This is a turning point" (v  ‏@benwizner @GusHosein)

Obama: US must 'win back the trust of ordinary citizens' over data collection - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/25/obama-us-nsa-data-collection-trust (but foreigners don't count) #snowden

 MIT creates a system to “PRISM-proof” websites - http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/03/mit-creates-a-system-to-prism-proof-websites/ we need plenty of these systems

We need different types of citation: Replicates, Falsifies, DependsOn, Acknowledges … - http://svpow.com/2014/03/25/we-need-different-types-of-citation-replicates-falsifies-dependson-acknowledges/ clever; let's do it


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