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Paper – Social Clicks: What and Who Gets Read on Twitter?

Maksym Gabielkov, Arthi Ramachandran, Augustin Chaintreau, Arnaud Legout. Social Clicks: What and Who Gets Read on Twitter?. ACM SIGMETRICS / IFIP Performance 2016, Jun 2016, Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France. 2016. https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01281190 Submitted on 13 Apr 2016. “Online news domains increasingly rely on social media to drive traffic to their websites. Yet we know surprisingly little about… Continue Reading

What Learning Systems do Intelligent Agents Need? Complementary Learning Systems Theory Updated

What Learning Systems do Intelligent Agents Need? Complementary Learning Systems Theory Updated. Kumaran, Dharshan et al. Trends in Cognitive Sciences , Volume 20 , Issue 7 , 512 – 534 “We update complementary learning systems (CLS) theory, which holds that intelligent agents must possess two learning systems, instantiated in mammalians in neocortex and hippocampus. The… Continue Reading

Excellence R Us: University Research and the Fetishisation of Excellence

Moore, Samuel; Neylon, Cameron; Eve, Martin Paul; O’Donnell, Daniel; Pattinson, Damian (2016): Excellence R Us: University Research and the Fetishisation of Excellence. figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3413821.v1 Retrieved: 19 40, Jun 19, 2016 (GMT) “The rhetoric of “excellence” is pervasive across the academy. It is used to refer to research outputs as well as researchers, theory and education,… Continue Reading

Facebook litigating $15B user internet track case

Facebook Accused Of Tracking Users’ Internet Activity By Consuella Pachico – Jun 18, 2016 – “Facebook is facing multidistrict litigation over allegations that the social media site tracked users’ internet activity after they logged off. Facebook is insisting that users cannot sue because they were not harmed by the site’s tracking activities. In response to users’… Continue Reading

Rand Report – Politically Polarized, Ideologically Complicated

Politically Polarized, Ideologically … Complicated Mapping America’s Ideological Terrain, Part 1 by Joshua Mendelsohn, Michael Pollard – “In April, the Washington Post published an article titled “The Coming Republican Demographic Disaster, in 1 Stunning Chart.” It discusses one of the most notable trends in American politics over the past decade: Republican candidates do consistently worse… Continue Reading

The National Archives of the US Coloring Book of Patents 2016

“The National Archives of the US Coloring Book of Patents 2016 We’ve chosen some of our favorite patents from our holdings for you to color. We’d love to see how you color them in—share them with us on Twitter by using the hashtag #ColorOurCollections and tagging @usnatarchives. These patents came from the Records of the… Continue Reading

IRS opens up Form 990 data in XML via Amazon Web Services

IRS Unleashes Flood of Searchable Charity Data, By Peter Olsen-Phillips – “The Internal Revenue Service opened a gusher of information on nonprofits Wednesday by making electronically filed Form 990s available in bulk and in a machine-friendly format. The material will be available through the Public Data Sets area of Amazon Web Services. It will also… Continue Reading

Active Shooter Event: Quick Reference Guide – DHS

Department of Homeland Security guide – quick reference guide to assist friends, family, colleagues, co-workers, organizations – “An “active shooter” is an individual who is engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms(s) and there is no pattern or method to their… Continue Reading

The Road to Orlando: Jihadist-Inspired Violence in the West, 2012-2016

Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point – June 16, 2016, Author(s): Sam Mullins Abstract: “This analysis of 47 cases of jihadist-inspired violence carried out in Western countries between January 1, 2012, and the June 12, 2016, Orlando attack sheds light on the evolving terrorist threat. The data shows that the Syrian civil war and the… Continue Reading

Pew – State of the News Media 2016

FOR RELEASE JUNE 15, 2016 – State of the News Media 2016: “Eight years after the Great Recession sent the U.S. newspaper industry into a tailspin, the pressures facing America’s newsrooms have intensified to nothing less than a reorganization of the industry itself, one that impacts the experiences of even those news consumers unaware of… Continue Reading

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2016

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism – “This is our fifth annual report that explores the changing environment around news across countries. The report is based on a survey of more than 50,000 people in 26 countries, which makes it the largest ongoing comparative study of news consumption in the world and twice as… Continue Reading

Organizing knowledge to compete: impacts of capacity building programs on firm organization

Organizing knowledge to compete : impacts of capacity building programs on firm organization “A growing literature aiming at explaining differences across firms in productivity and access to global export markets has focused on the internal organization of firms. This paper contributes to this literature by evaluating the impact of a program that focuses on enhancing… Continue Reading