Archive for January, 2012

MIT Center for Civic Media Events, Including Upcoming Boston Globe Lunch

Monday, January 30th, 2012

MIT’s Center for Civic Media has a number of exciting upcoming events focusing on, well, civic media, citizen journalism, and other related topics. During this Thursday’s lunch, Jeff Moriarty will talk about digital initiatives at The Boston Globe. (RSVP for food at least 24 hours prior to the event via the form on the event […]

A Petition to the LoC to Allow Owners to Modify their Devices

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

bunnie Huang, who got in a bit of a quagmire a few years back when hacking an Xbox while an MIT student, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (commonly known as the EFF) are coordinating a petition to the Library of Congress to attempt to change the part of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DCMA) that […]

1/24: David Weinberger: Too Big to Know @ Harvard

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

(Forgive me, but I appreciate the humor in Too Big to Know at Harvard.) David Weinberger, an appreciator of librarians and information science and prolific author and thinker on related topics, will speak about his new book Too Big to Know on Tuesday, January 24, most likely somewhere at Harvard University. The Berkman Center’s page […]

1/10 SLA New England lunch: Text Mining, Query Formulation and the Role of Information Professionals

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

The SLA New England Chapter* and SLA Pharmaceutical and Health Technologies Division are organizing a free brown bag lunch about, well, Text Mining, Query Formulation and the Role of Information Professionals on Tuesday, January 10, 12-1:30 p, at Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Suite 1100, 75 Kneeland St Boston MA. Register by […]