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Bookmark: Links, links, and more links

Here are some very nice postings to read (I have read all of them, so I can say they are really interesting 🙂 ):

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Publié par le 12 octobre 2010 dans Bookmark, Research, Science

 

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Bookmark: 42, or why statistics are magic

Pie chartMatt Parker discusses the power of statistics to say what one would like to hear:

By their very nature, statistics can only be misused when the audience doesn’t bother checking them. Statistics are just a numerical summary of evidence that has been collected. They give people the starting point to delve directly into that evidence and see if the arguments hold together.

A nice summary of why none should believe numbers without checking them.

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Publié par le 29 septembre 2010 dans Bookmark, Science

 

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Bookmark: Videos from the Conference on Open Access Publishing are available

Just a quick link to the videos of the COASP (Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing) held from August 22 to August 24, 2010 in Prague (Czech Republic). Enjoy!

 
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Publié par le 21 septembre 2010 dans Bookmark, Open access, Science

 

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Bookmark: Conference on Open Access in Africa

Open AccessBioMed Central announced last week they will be hosting a 2-day conference on Open Access publishing at Kenyatta University (Nairobi, Kenia). It will take place from November 10 to November 11, 2010.

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Publié par le 21 septembre 2010 dans Bookmark, Open access, Science

 

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