Category: Internet Research

Maybe I’ve Been Asleep for a While…

Maybe I’ve Been Asleep for a While…: “ …but when did Amazon start tracking blogs? It’s weird to see a screenshot of my old template, but it’s also interesting to see their ‘recommendations,’ i.e., people who visit my website might also enjoy Liz Lawley, Unfogged, Culture Cat, and Arts and Letters Daily. At least I’m […]

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Mueller comment

Mueller comment: ““You have not tried a free and market process. You have done almost everything else. You have shut the market down completely. You have tried trickling in additions through painful and laborious beauty contests…. However, there is a glimmer of hope…I heard Kleinsin say he saw no technical stability concerns about the addition […]

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UNESCO Free Software Portal

UNESCO Free Software Portal: The UNESCO Free Software Portal gives access to documents and websites which are references for the Free Software/Open Source Technology movement. It is also a gateway to resources related to Free Software. http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=12034&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html (Via Information Policy.) ——- this could be handy.

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IST grants of 1.12 billion euros

EU invites applications for IT grants of 1.12 billion euros: “The fourth call for proposals under European Commission the Information Society Technologies (IST) Research Programme has just been published. The total financial allocation for this call is 1.12 billion euro. It funds 5 types of projects: Integrated projects (IPs), Specific Targeted Research Projects (STREPs), Networks […]

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Linus, Monty, Rasmus: No Software Patents

Linus, Monty, Rasmus: No Software Patents: “Jan Wildeboer writes “The three most famous European authors of open-source software have issued an appeal against software patents on NoSoftwarePatents.com. Linus Torvalds (Linux), Michael “Monty” Widenius (MySQL) and Rasmus Lerdorf (PHP) urge the EU Council, which will convene later in the week, not to adopt a draft directive […]

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Fastcapitalism 1.1

I am pleased to announce that the first issue of Fast Capitalism is now available at www.fastcapitalism.com.  We are already planning for FC 1.2, for which the (flexible) deadline is May 1st, 2005.  The focus of the second issue will be the future of the American left, although we will certainly welcome articles on other […]

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Broadcasters Try to Steal More of the Public Domain, This Week at WIPO

Broadcasters Try to Steal More of the Public Domain, This Week at WIPO: “ Many of you will remember the broadcasting industry’s efforts to push a power-grabbing treaty through the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). If the broadcasters have their way, the treaty will: Give broadcasters copyright privileges over material they did not create, but […]

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World Bank: Studies in E-Governemnt

World Bank: Studies in E-Governemnt: This website provides a large number of resources selected for those interested in promoting e-government in developing nations. http://www1.worldbank.org/publicsector/egov/egovstudies.htm—— lots of interesting things here

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Internet Research Tracings: Towards Non-Reductionist Methodology – Lincoln Dahlberg, JCMC

Internet Research Tracings: Towards Non-Reductionist Methodology – Lincoln Dahlberg, JCMC: Internet research has become a “field” in its own right in the social sciences, already boasting a number of peer-reviewed journals, a plethora of book titles, and an international association that draws hundreds of researchers from across the globe t—— Lincoln write us up…….

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what are computers.

How It Works…The Computer: http://davidguy.brinkster.net/computer/003.html some people need to know what computers are….

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