There has been a lot of tragically depressing news regarding academic copyright recently. Aaron Swartz committed suicide after being hounded for downloading academic papers and now Indian students are being denied access to course material after the Delhi High Court implemented a ban on course …Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS, or join the mailing list.
There has been much chatter recently about the new found potential of “big data”. Google NGram for example, tracks usage of words in books and Google Flu Trends does what it says on the tin. The vast quantities of data that are now available enable new possibilities for experimenting with data in a …Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS, or join the mailing list.
We’ve known for over a couple of decades about the grapefruit juice interaction that affects half of all drugs to some degree, but a paper recently published …Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS, or join the mailing list.
There are many things we can criticise the US for, but freedom of speech is not (at present) one of them. The US not only have the valuable First Amendment rights to freedom of speech but these rights have been explicitly expanded by “The Speech Law”, a law with the express purpose of protecting …Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS, or join the mailing list.
We’ve known for some time that there is a great disparity in the number of followers people have on Twitter – 80% of Twitter users have less than 10 followers, yet some have thousands. A new paper, is the first longitudinal study attempting to correlate features of Twitter users with growth in …Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS, or join the mailing list.
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