RT @macinnes_neil@twitter.com
i’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with @C_Stihler@twitter.com and @LibrariesEU@twitter.com over the last few years - a tremendous ambassador for public libraries and a person i class as a friend - Catherine Stihler to take up new role after 20 years as MEP (@ParliMag) theparliamentmagazine.eu/artic

41.2 celcius yesterday. What was that again about climate change?

The vision behind solid.inrupt.com and owning our own data is great. Not much there yet if you sign up for a pod, but will be watching

European funding agencies announce Plan S, an uncompromising push toward true open access for research publications by 2020. scienceeurope.org/coalition-s/

"Let's play a game, to help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same."

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Wow, interesting Ubuntu news: insights.ubuntu.com/2017/04/05 I've been running Ubuntu as a VM on my mac to see if there's anything Ubuntu can't do. Am considering a full time switch in future and this news is a welcome direction forward

Internet Society: Send the message to leaders at the that encryption is key for a strong economy. Here's how it works internetsociety.org/blog/public-po…

Project to liberate my data from proprietary formats/apps progressing well. Photos out of iPhoto, notes out of OneNote, music out of iTunes. Trying to walk the walk on open standards and data longevity!

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