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) https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/news/catherine-stihler-take-new-role-after-20-years-mep#.XC6XxMv9Ugs.twitter
The Dangers of Digital Activism https://nyti.ms/2Ng5eJF
European funding agencies announce Plan S, an uncompromising push toward true open access for research publications by 2020. https://www.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."
Stuff related to my dayjob and research interests:
Wow, interesting Ubuntu news: https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/04/05/growing-ubuntu-for-cloud-and-iot-rather-than-phone-and-convergence/ 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
Software Preservation Is a Job for the Government, UNESCO Says https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/software-preservation-is-a-job-for-the-government-unesco-says via @motherboard
Generalistic and moderated instance.