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Steve Borsch, Connecting the Dots, Aug 08, 2019
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I'm not sure I've ever deliberately linked to an ad, but I echo Steve Borsch's opinion that this one is especially well designed. "It is an amusing and well-produced video pitching their service called Chatbooks and I...

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Bill Fitzgerald, Twitter, Aug 07, 2019
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"If you choose to respond, screenshot the tweet, and respond to your screenshot." So says Bill Fitzgerald in this Twitter thread. And it raises obvious questions. Like: there are #edutwitter celebrities? What do they look like? The very...

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Alana Dunagan, Christensen Institute, Aug 07, 2019
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Somewhere along the line the Christensen Institute turned from advancing a realitively reasonable set of propositions about innovation to some sort of ideologically-based commentary on education and other industries. Here's the latest: "there’s one solution that not...

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Heather Morrison, Global Open Access List (GOAL), Aug 07, 2019
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This is discussion of data obtained for this study, which was reported in early July. Commenting on the results, Heather Morrison writes, "I recommend against the use of licenses...

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Casper Bøgeskov Hansen, Machine Learning From Scratch, Aug 07, 2019
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I really appreciate the effort in this post, though the lack of facility with the language makes it impossible to understand in places. Skip the overview. Start reading at the section titled "What is a neural network?" It might still leave you confused, but...

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Jaehyuk Park, et.al., Nature Communications, Aug 07, 2019
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This is some interesting work that has been summarized in a number of places (Science Daily,...

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Jacques Derrida

Publicado en OLDaily el 07/08/2019

Leonard Lawlor, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Aug 07, 2019
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This is an extensively revised article on one of the more interesting (and difficult) philosophers of the 20th century, Jacques Derrida. I won't pretend to be able to speak with any authority on his work. But here's the ten-cent perspective of at least some of...

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Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, The Scholarly Kitchen, Aug 07, 2019
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Making an article summarizer has been a long-standing ambition of technologists. I remember when I first started at NRC in 2001 being told about Copernic, our summarizer work-in-...

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Publishers to librarians: Drop dead

Publicado en OLDaily el 06/08/2019

adrianhon, Metafilter, Aug 06, 2019
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Coverage and discussion on Metafilter of the publishers' push-back against libraries, especially with respect to eBooks. "When we tell them, 'Sorry, there is only one copy of that e-book, and a waitlist of over 200 people,' they ask the completely reasonable question, 'Why?' In Macmillan's...

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Here’s How Not to Suck at JavaScript

Publicado en OLDaily el 06/08/2019

Ilya Suzdalnitski, Better Programming, Medium, Aug 06, 2019
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This is a lot of 'inside baseball' for the Javascript world, but if you're using Javascript, the article contains a lot of helpful advice. "Simple code consumes less mental resources, makes...

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