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Did You Know? A common myth is that Skype's parent company, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), originated as a penny stock before turning into a successful, multi-billion dollar behemoth, when in reality it was never a penny stock. via Pocket

May 27, 15

Disclaimer: the information in this glossary has been carefully checked against public sources, however exact names, dates, and transaction amounts may be incorrect. via Pocket

May 27, 15

For a Twitter pilot project for SLA 2015, ten broad-interest sessions have been assigned hashtags to encourage online conversation and information sharing among conference attendees and non-attendee observers alike. via Pocket

May 26, 15

Provoked by Mike Eisen’s post today, The inevitable failure of parasitic green open access, I want to briefly lay out the possible futures of scholarly publishing as I see them. There are two: one based on what we now think of as Gold OA, and one on…

May 26, 15

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) annual meeting is just getting ready to kick off in Arlington, VA today. I’m going to be a bit slammed over the next couple of days. via Pocket

May 22, 15

What traditional and innovative tools and sites do you use in the various phases of your research workflow? For more information on this survey, visithttp://101innovations.wordpress. via Pocket

May 21, 15

Peer review is flawed. Look no further than the storm of attention over sexist reviewer comments. A new index proposes a simple way to create transparency and quality control mechanisms. via Pocket

May 17, 15

We all enjoy reading books, watching films and listening to music. But in truth, we enjoy what copyright law allows us to. And, as Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and rapper TI found out in March, there are many blurred lines – and these can provide…

May 17, 15

Researchers today have access to incredible amounts of digital content as well as to a suite of tools to aid in their discovery of these academic resources. via Pocket

May 15, 15

Today, I spent most of my day listening to three public talks by candidates for the head of the university library of my university, the University of Regensburg. via Pocket

May 14, 15

ESTJ – An incredibly impractical person is put in charge of all of your major life decisions. You have to do whatever they say and are powerless to argue or reason with them. via Pocket

May 14, 15

This article is an early version of a chapter that was included in the book “How to Communicate Effectively With a Remote Team”. You can buy the e-book from . Realtime This is the speed where you must be there to engage in the conversation. via Pock…

May 14, 15

Our 29-member Technology Team is spread out. TED HQ is in New York, but our team includes developers who live in six other states — from Florida to Oregon, with a stopoff in South Dakota — and two other countries. (Yes, tech talent doesn’t always re…

May 13, 15

The great team over at DataCamp, an online site for learning R , has put together another wonderful infographic. This time, the topic is Data Science Wars (R versus Python). This has been a rather hot topic for quite some time. via Pocket

May 13, 15

It can be tough to shift someone’s opinion if you’ve made a bad first impression. They might accept your apology or take on board your good points, but beneath the surface, ill feeling persists. via Pocket

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