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Brilliant! A digital camera sends a picture to a crowdsourcing network to let someone describe what is on the picture, and it then prints out that description for you.
(via Descriptive Camera)
We had some intermittent problems recently with a mail server not being available. As it turns out, I basically was doing a “denial of service” attack on my own mail server, thanks to some caveats in how IMAP, push notifications, and my mobile email client, K9 work together. The problem One of the mail servers […]
Extreme Poverty and Human Rights: A Case Study of the United States of America: Interesting article. The “usual talk” about eradicating extreme poverty, but applied to an unusual suspect: the US.
Extreme poverty, defined as a composite of income p…
Persistent myths about open access scientific publishing. Dr Mike Taylor in The Guardian:
For Elsevier, the biggest of the barrier-based publishers, we can calculate the total cost per article as £1,605m subscription revenue divided by 240,000 articl…
in Foreign Policy:
Pictures at a Revolution Data visualization can offer some unique insights into social upheaval. But the data artists are just getting started.
The World Bank is taking next steps in making sharing and re-use of data and information easier, by adopting an open access policy (in July) and starting an Open Knowledge Repository