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Chromebooks, revisited

Chromebooks, revisited

I put up thoughts on the HP Chromebook 11, after having one for a couple of weeks on Google+. At the time I said I liked it, and I still do, but it’s not perfect. I’m happy with it, but if it disappeared I don’t know if I’d get a new one or...
A New #WordPress plugin for #SCIENCE!

A New #WordPress plugin for #SCIENCE!

…and other research too. I have a working first release of a plugin to link to research in a ScienceSeeker friendly way in a WordPress blog. It will only work with self-hosted WordPress installs, it will not work on WordPress.com blogs. The way it works is you...

CC licensing and open access

Here's an example of how limitations through CC licences can change what you do with a paper. I'm looking at an image. At first I thought to use it in a blog post about organic batteries. I thought I could do that because the paper is open access, but the...

The opposite of Open Access

Here's an interesting paper I found while looking for information on a topic: EVALUATING THE STATUS OF UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN EGYPT. I've no idea if the content is interesting. However, the reason I don't know that (and probably never will) is what...

Not a good writing day today

Actually an absolutely lousy writing day today. I'd written myself into a dead end. There's two ways of dealing with that. The clever way would have been so have accepted there was a problem that I wasn't going to fix in a rush and moved on to the next...

November Writing

Over at the Extelligence Experiment I've put up some plans for writing a short book in November. The aim won't be to get something perfect done, but a workable draft I can hack around. The daft part of the project is I plan to upload sections as I go along, so...