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Interagency Report on Status of International Cybersecurity Standardization for Internet of Things

NIST: Interagency Report on Status of International Cybersecurity Standardization for the Internet of Things (IoT) – “The Interagency International Cybersecurity Standardization Working Group (IICS WG) has developedthis draft report based upon the information available to the participating agencies. Comments arebeing solicited in order to augment that information, especially on the information about the state of… Continue Reading

CJS – The Facebook Armageddon

Columbia Journalism Review: The social network’s increasing threat to journalism – “At some point over the past decade, Facebook stopped being a mostly harmless social network filled with baby photos and became one of the most powerful forces in media—with more than 2 billion users every month and a growing lock on the ad revenue… Continue Reading

Why university libraries are tossing millions of books

Christian Science Monitor – “Struggling to keep up with the increasing digitization of academia, libraries are purging older volumes to make way for study spaces and coffee shops. The act is a radical shift from when the value of a library was measured by the scope of its books…Libraries are putting books in storage, contracting with… Continue Reading

10 Data Science Projects You Can Join Today

This post was written as part of a collaboration with data.world, a site for sharing and hosting data. Authors Shannon Peifer and Gabriela Swider are on the data.world team. “Finding the right data can be difficult. And even once you have it, how do you collaborate with others to make sense of it? People work… Continue Reading

Book captures papers by 30+ legal marketing experts

Via Ron Freidmann: “Stephen McGarry of AILFN publishes an updated book with chapters by 30+ legal market thought leaders covering many timely topics.” Ron’s KM chapter is here. Continue Reading

Where Old, Unreadable Documents Go to Be Understood

Atlas Obscura – A transcriber on the Isle of Man can decipher almost anything. “…Linda Watson’s company, Transcription Services, has a rare specialty—transcribing historical documents that stump average readers. Once, while talking to a client, she found the perfect way to sum up her skills. “We are good at reading the unreadable,” she said. That’s… Continue Reading

NBC – Twitter deleted 200,000 Russian troll tweets. Read them here.

“NBC News is publishing its database of more than 200,000 tweets that Twitter has tied to “malicious activity” from Russia-linked accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. These accounts, working in concert as part of large networks, pushed hundreds of thousands of inflammatory tweets, from fictitious tales of Democrats practicing witchcraft to hardline posts from… Continue Reading

U of M crowdsourcing project transcribes Supreme Court justices’ handwritten notes

University of Minnesota News: “…If you have ever wanted to be a fly on the wall during deliberations by U.S. Supreme Court justices or travel back in time to witness Supreme Court decisions, a new crowdsourcing project led by researchers at the University of Minnesota and Michigan State University allows you to do just that.… Continue Reading

Teaching the Art of Reading in the Digital Era

Pacific Standard – As the art of close reading has declined, a cohort of experts has emerged to reverse the trend and encourage stronger reading habits – James McWilliams. “…Perhaps the oddest aspect of reading is that, for all the pleasures of the text, we must be taught to do it. Recognizing symbols and signs,… Continue Reading

Gallup – 3 Daily Actions That Set the World’s Best Managers Apart

Gallup blog, February 8, 2018: How You Can Commit to Being a Better Manager Every Day – “Being a better manager every day sounds like a tall order, but it doesn’t have to be. If you don’t know how to get started, that’s OK. Just like a new exercise routine, the first step is to… Continue Reading

Integrity: Without it Nothing Works

Jensen, Michael C., Integrity: Without it Nothing Works (April 6, 2014). Rotman Magazine: The Magazine of the Rotman School of Management, pp. 16-20, Fall 2009; Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-042; Barbados Group Working Paper No. 09-04; Simon School Working Paper No. FR 10-01. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1511274 – “Note: This paper… Continue Reading

Poynter – News researchers lead on big stories

David Beard: “This era’s great journalistic diggers include Julie Tate, Kitty Bennett, Alice Crites, Margot Williams and Sheelagh McNeill. Often underappreciated and not as visible as TV-familiar leading journalists, these news researchers and others have been the bane of Rob Porter and Judge Roy Moore in recent months, finding key documents and evidence that led… Continue Reading