Leonard and Sumana's personal notebook

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Scholarly Publishing Guides | Public Knowledge Project: Thinking of starting a magazine or journal? some HOWTOs

http://www.slideshare.net/mchua/eotf2010-5836179#commentsList: great explanation of complementary strengths of FLOSS & academe

Ten Influential Books — Crooked Timber: oh dear, another very expensive Crooked Timber book thread

http://intro-to-cs.dreamwidth.org/: working through intro to CS together, using MIT's open courseware

http://mediactive.com/2010/02/02/the-future-of-journalism-education/: this is the kind of journalism that could send graduates into industry as managers & facilitators, writers of many sorts

Rupa MFA dt thesis blog: Rupa DasGupta's MFA blog - she's going to use eye-tracking technology to investigate & reveal the male gaze, partially as internalized by women

Interprete » Code is Speech: Legal Tinkering, Expertise, and Protest among Free and Open Source Software Developers: "...developers reconfigure central tenets of the liberal tradition—and the meanings of both freedom and speech—to defend against efforts to constrain their productive autonomy..."

Students Pay Services to Obtain Internships - NYTimes.com: remind me to never trust C. Mason Gates

Bad Subjects: The West Wing and Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Voyager: comes up in Leonard's wishes re tng

pandagon.net - review of Pledged: why would the nat'l force conformist reorgs on offbeat instances of the franchise? because admin officials are the ones who LOVE the old ways & old people-pool, & new/diff people contaminate that. cf marriagestuff

http://www.nyu.edu/ipk/events/event.php?id=50: ANOTHER interesting thing happening Monday!

The importance of stupidity in scientific research -- Schwartz 121 (11): 1771 -- Journal of Cell Science: Do would-be scientists get hung up more on envying their peers' skills/knowledge, or on the massive pile of ignorance we all share?

DeCal : Frequently Asked Questions: "At DeCal we emphasize that students are facilitators and not teachers." Not in my day! I TAUGHT those classes with no faculty supervision, and I'm glad I had none.


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