Things I said: Google continues to hobble their services, push accounts/wallet names, now w/ Scholar http://t.co/IIQ7xk15 (cc @rileycrane @tgoetz @skud) # In other words, why not create timelines for every scholar who's published? That would be organizing the worlds info & making it useful. # You need a Google account to get that citation history,…Read More Edited Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-08
On the off chance that you’ve been hiding under a rock, there’s been a stack of news stories about organizations (both private and governmental) demanding people’s Facebook passwords as part of the process of applying for jobs, with much associated hand-wringing. In “I hereby Resign“, Raganwald discusses the downside to employers of demanding to look…Read More Chaos Emerges from Demanding Facebook Passwords
In a widely discussed op-ed, Richard Clarke wrote: It’s not hard to imagine what happens when an American company pays for research and a Chinese firm gets the results free; it destroys our competitive edge. Shawn Henry, who retired last Friday as the executive assistant director of the F.B.I. (and its lead agent on cybercrime),…Read More Dear FBI, Who Lost $1Billion?
Back in October, I posted on “Maria Klawe on increasing Women in Technology.” Now the New York Times has a story, “Giving Women The Access Code:” “Most of the female students were unwilling to go on in computer science because of the stereotypes they had grown up with,” said Zachary Dodds, a computer scientist at…Read More How Harvey Mudd Brings Women into CS
That’s what I said: Photographers should check out these awesome lens physics simulations from Stanford http://t.co/hlNrqQT3 # Good article by @elinormills "Why data breach isn't a dirty word anymore" http://t.co/JXtTOTbT # New blog with a TED talk, "Doctors Make Mistakes, can we talk about that?" http://t.co/c00zcvMr # .@RSAConference can we go so far as "highly…Read More Edited Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-01