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Daily Archives: October 17, 2022

Where Is All the Book Data?

Public Books: “Culture industries increasingly use our data to sell us their products. It’s time to use their data to study them. To that end, we created the Post45 Data Collective, an open access site that peer reviews and publishes literary and cultural data. This is a partnership between the Data Collective and Public Books, a series called Hacking the Culture Industries, brings you data-driven essays that change how we understand audiobooks, bestselling books, streaming music, video games, influential literary institutions such as the New York Times and the New Yorker, and more. Together, they show a new way of understanding how culture is made, and how we can make it better. ” —Laura McGrath and Dan Sinykin

How to rescue your hacked account: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and more

The Verge: “Hackers commandeer online accounts at industrial scale. Here’s how to restore and protect your access to Apple, Facebook, Google, Instagram, Snapchat, Spotify, TikTok, and Twitter. Nearly 2 out of 5 Americans say that hackers have taken over their social media accounts. And those numbers are likely to rise as more and more account… Continue Reading

EPA Releases 2021 Data Collected under Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program

[October 17, 2022] “the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released 2021 greenhouse gas (GHG) data collected under the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP). There has been an overall long-term decreasing trend in industry GHG emissions since 2011, primarily driven by a decrease in emissions from power plants. In 2021, reported emissions from large industrial… Continue Reading

Game-Changing ABA-Approved Online Law Schools Make Becoming a Lawyer Easier and More Affordable

Jaen, Ulysses and Miller, Rebekah, The Future of Legal Education: Game-Changing ABA-Approved Online Law Schools Make Becoming a Lawyer Easier and More Affordable (April 30, 2022). Available at SSRN: or “As the ABA allows law schools to implement a distance education program for legal education, opportunities for potential lawyers will grow due to… Continue Reading