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Maurizio Cassi

How to be an effective digital curator. Odesys // helping you decide. Social Journalism. Exploring Alternatives. Self Sufficiency. How 'Do Not Track' is poised to kill online growth. Editors' note: This is a guest column.

How 'Do Not Track' is poised to kill online growth

See Eric Wheeler's bio below. Let's start with the good news: Congress won't pass any laws this year to halt the collection of anonymous online user data for ad targeting purposes. But as a consensus on "Do Not Track" continues to elude industry leaders and consumer groups -- to date, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has yet to settle on a definition of what "Do Not Track" even means -- the current DNT chaos suggests that the specter of political action looms ever larger.

That should strike fear into the hearts of every company that does business online -- particularly startups, but also the Googles and Facebooks of the world. Most painful, consumers themselves would end up suffering, gaining "privacy" (whatever that means in the context of anonymous data collection) at the cost of online subscription fees, less interesting and innovative online experiences, and less relevant advertising. Historian Says Piece of Papyrus Refers to Jesus’ Wife.

Gnip Provides Social Media Data for the Enterprise. Italian Criminal/Civil Court Records Search - Italy education/degree verification. Open Source 2.0: The Science of Community Management (The Java Source) Welcome to the mind of David Eaves (@daeaves), public policy entrepreneur, open government activist and negotiation expert.

Open Source 2.0: The Science of Community Management (The Java Source)

Speaking in a rapid fire style, Dave admitted to "dumping" hours of negotiation theory in a few minutes in his OSCON session "Open Source 2.0: The Science of Community Management. " I, for one, was delighted to be soaked by the firehose. Dave started by debunking the 3 Great Myths of Open Source communities: Myth 1) Your Open Source Community is a Meritocracy. Admit it, the first 10 people to join your project have much more power than the next 10 that join, even the next 100. Myth 2) Open Source is about Collaboration The genius of open source is how *not* to work together. Myth 3) Coders Don't Need Soft Skills If the success of your open source project is attracting (and keeping) community members, then your soft skills are your differentiator, not your coding chops.

Architect in Cooperation How can the OS community build "cooperation" into tools? Digital Asset Grid by Peter Vander Auwera on Prezi.


World Economic Forum - Personal Data: The Emergence of a New Asset Class. Arduino. Alternative Media. Klout Score. Virtual Communities, Social Media & Virtual Worlds. Help. New Years Resolutions. Mind Mapping. Digital Services. Machinelearning. Tweets Collection. Search. Pearltrees videos. Innovation. Currency & Virtual Coin. Are You Reading These 17 Science Blogs? You Should. These days everybody keeps asking “If you could only read 17 science blogs which would you choose?”

Are You Reading These 17 Science Blogs? You Should

So I decided to address this issue by sharing my favorite science blogs. If you are not already reading them, start today. A science blog can be many things, from the rants of a frustrated PhD student to the award winning science communication articles. A science blog can save your PhD, give you exposure or many other good things. I try to put together a balanced mix of blogs written for and by scientists. The only common factor is that I read them often and that I am glad they exist. Life is short and we live in the information overload era. The 3 Month Thesis The Three Month Thesis is like The 4 Hour Workweek applied to thesis writing. You can hire James for some thesis coaching. Website: 3monththesis.comTwitter: @3monththesis Literature Review HQ Literature Review HQ is a science blog full of writing and reading advice for scientists. You can also hire Ben to help you personally. Study Hacks.

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  1. poor_richard Nov 4 2012
    Great collection of info, mcassi. Looks like we share a lot of interests. One of my main questions is how to go about organizing all this kind of stuff into an ontology-ready set of categories. PR