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Tim McCormick

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24 Apr 14

The spatial self refers to individual displays of experience within physical places to represent self identity: http://t.co/1i0cq3Cu46

24 Apr 14

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What happens when a businessman builds a city. http://t.co/RfHSsB87Vy via @feraldata

24 Apr 14

In Haiti, a waterfront in the poorest part of Le Cayes is getting a makeover. The area was prone to flooding from the ocean, affecting the slums.
How Minecraft is transforming developing cities around the world http://t.co/LeaCufam57 via @mashable #cityreads

24 Apr 14

Y Combinator - famous for funding webby stuff - is dipping its toe into wet-lab biotech. Why? Q+A with @NatureNews http://t.co/8neyXUWN1Q

24 Apr 14

For the last few months I’ve been working off and on on an article about how to make your iPhone more mindful— how to change its various settings to turn it from a device that distracts you and keeps you over-connected, to one that respects your a...
The Mindful iPhone Project http://t.co/kK4YzA7Nzy

23 Apr 14

The Pacific University Libraries are seeking an Open Publishing Fellow (OPF) to help lead the development and expansion of the Libraries' open access publishing services.
Could be interesting for people like @tmccormick: http://t.co/U4IC9QPhvq

23 Apr 14

BRASILIA: Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of US spying revelations.
Brazil's Internet Bill of Rights: Metadata limits; net neutrality; no data localiztn http://t.co/DaWg35pSqF Go @caffsouza! HT @TrishHepworth

23 Apr 14

After stopping a Google bus while dressed as a clown earlier that week — and before teaching queer/trans yoga at CounterPulse that night — Erin McElroy sat down at Cafe La Boheme in San Francisco’s Mission district and ordered a black coffee.
Good. Read. Coffee With an Anarchist: Memes and Motives Behind Blocking Google Buses http://t.co/Fykh4qBHjK via @NellieBowles

@tmccormick good call!

I'm honored to have been chosen to speak at UC Berkeley Soc graduation, but w/ @RBReich speaking too, inequality topic prob. already taken

@tmccormick @UCBerkeley @RBReich great idea - #infojustice - I may first have to explain what a hashtag is.
23 Apr 14

I’m making good progress with the first chapter of Social Media for Academics.
Perhaps unsurprisingly Social Media for Academics is proving much more fun to write than my PhD was… http://t.co/n0C0Tzj3DF

23 Apr 14

The monumental 5,000-pp History of Cartography is freely available online from U Chicago Press http://t.co/u0faVMCD8J http://t.co/BTXV6PNBRN

If you are visiting Silicon Valley, the Jelly Belly jelly bean factory is about an hour away. http://t.co/uVGx2VPtPJ
23 Apr 14

Investors just valued lodging rental site Airbnb at $10 billion. It got there over the past six years through a sort of don’t-ask/don’t-tell interpretation of existing laws, contracts and taxes.
building first regulating later may be the only way to get (truly novel) innovations out there, TBH http://t.co/ZGKiMTMpEM --

'The gift of Robert Moses is that he left us these very wide streets. They're very versatile...we have room to play.' - @JSadikKhan #NYTcft
23 Apr 14

Many professors and students gravitate to Google as a gateway to research. Libraries want to offer them a comparably simple and broad experience for searching academic content. As a result, a major change is under way in how libraries organize inf...
"We pay a lot of money for discovery tools. And then I [a librarian] go off and just use Google Scholar." http://t.co/RXFMbrKDVG

23 Apr 14

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Another great event: Groundtruth and Airwaves: Sensor Networks and Emerging Technology for Environmental Journalism. http://t.co/m9y0bn0UJY

23 Apr 14

The origins of JSTOR at Denison Univ, just outside Columbus > Sample Chapter from: JSTOR: A History. http://t.co/WAtrMbASOu by @rschon

23 Apr 14

RT @martin_eve: An Open Library of Humanities? Adeline Koh interviews me at the Chronicle's ProfHacker http://t.co/FegRqaibLf #OA

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