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The Future of Libraries, by OpenSite

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The Future of Libraries

 
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Publié par le 5 février 2013 dans #dataviz, Open access, Open data

 

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Size matters?

Well, I don’t think so. But, since we all know that pessimists are out there, let’s try to convince them bringing some scientific evidence 😉 I found these maps below: you can see the sizes of penii all over the world, but also compare the distribution of the ratio IQ/penis size.

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Publié par le 12 avril 2011 dans Miscellaneous, Open data

 

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[Special bookmark] Open Access and Open Data only

There were lot of very interesting things on the Web these last days on Open Access and Open Data. I would like to remind you that the very first Science 3.0 Blogging Contest starting on October 18 is dedicated to Open Access and will run parallel to the Open Access Week! I greatly invite you to take part, as a blogger, as a reader, as both! You will find below several links to make you feel even more eager than now October 18 comes.

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Publié par le 12 octobre 2010 dans Bookmark, Open access, Open data, Science

 

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Bookmark: Links to read, from here and there

I am currently spending my time reading papers. And user guides. The cliché of the lab rat is not applicable anymore. The cliché of the computer geek neither: I am hardly launching sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude safe-upgrade on my Debian and this is it. The number of tabs in my browser is dangerously approaching 200 and this makes me nervous 🙂 So, here is a nice bunch of links:

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Publié par le 8 octobre 2010 dans Bookmark, Open access, Open data, Science

 

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Bookmark: Neelie Kroes on Open Data in science

Neelie Kroes, the vice-president of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda presented the report « Riding the Wave: How Europe can gain from the raising tide of scientific data » in  Brussels today, October 6, 2010. The main idea of this talk was « unlocking the full value of scientific data ». Nice support for open data in science!

 
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Publié par le 7 octobre 2010 dans Bookmark, Open data, Science

 

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Chocolate… Miam!

Miam!The cocoa genome has been released last week, by Mars (you know, the company producing M&M’s and suchlikes). They announced it as data released in the public domain. This sounds great! Well, it only sounds…

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Publié par le 25 septembre 2010 dans Open data, Science

 

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Get involved: Making metrics that measure what matters

Cameron Neylon is inviting today everybody to join and take actively part in a poject to redefine bibliographic metrics. Creating this kind of system is essential for sharing knowledge and « there is an opportunity to connect technical expertise and data with the needs of funders, researchers, and perhaps even the mainstream media and government. ». The current proposal stands for a Barcamp day in UK followed by two-day hackfest. The proposal is available to view and edit as a GoogleDoc.

 
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Publié par le 24 septembre 2010 dans Open access, Open data, Science

 

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