I. The Burial of the Dead April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. … Please allow me this diversion of the first few lines of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. Oh. I understand your disappointment now. You expected an April [...]
Archive for March 31st, 2004
It can be enough work checking for plagiarism among a newspaper’s own staff. The subscribers-only Chronicle of Higher Education recently published articles about two academics who plagariazied pieces they wrote for newspapers. The president of Central Connecticut State University plagiarized portions of an opinion piece The Hartford Courant published. He recently announced his retirement in [...]
A Texas copy shop owner created and distributed digital course packs without proper copyright clearance to University of Texas at Austin students. Six academic publishers sued him in January. The parties recently settled out of court. The action could be the first dealing with electronic distribution of unauthorized course packs. from The Chronicle of Higher [...]
according to Hewlett-Packard’s Semantic Blogging Demonstrator, an HP Laboratories experiment supporting the European “Semantic Web – Advanced Development” project. It uses semantics to improve views, searching, and navigation on blogs. spotted on shimonolog
I attended the lecture Pablo Boczkowski gave at MIT about his dissertation: Digitizing the News: Innovation in Online Newspapers. It’s based on observations he made at three news organizations between 1997 and 1999. Read my notes.