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Daily Archives: January 22, 2019

New on LLRX – 10 x 10: 100 Insightful KM Resources

Via LLRX – 10 x 10: 100 Insightful KM Resources – KM expert Stan Garfield shares ten categories of KM resources, each with ten links to useful sources of knowledge about the field. The ten resources in each category are recommended starting points for those who want to learn more about KM. Each category heading is linked to a more extensive list for greater exploration.

New on LLRX – Tax Fraud By The Numbers: The Trump Timeline

Via LLRX – Tax Fraud By The Numbers: The Trump Timeline – Former CPA, writer and teacher Ken Boyd provides readers with an explanation of tax fraud that is clearly presented, instructive and relevant to the ongoing Mueller investigation. Boyd uses the extensive New York Times investigative report of November 2018 that documented a history of… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Deep Web Research and Discovery Resources 2019

Via LLRX – Deep Web Research and Discovery Resources 2019 – How big is the Deep Web? It is estimated to comprise 7,500 terabytes – although an exact size is not known, and the figures vary widely on this question. The magnitude, complexity and siloed nature of the Deep Web is a challenge for researchers.… Continue Reading

Employees from IRS USDA TSA calling in sick with expanded work without pay

Washington Post: “…The Trump administration last week ordered at least 30,000 IRS workers back to their offices, where they have been working to process refunds without pay. It was one of the biggest steps the government has taken to mitigate the shutdown’s impact on Americans’ lives. But IRS employees across the country — some in… Continue Reading

Activities of Selected Agencies to Address Potential Impact on Global Migration

Climate Change: Activities of Selected Agencies to Address Potential Impact on Global Migration GAO-19-166: Published: Jan 17, 2019. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 2019. “Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of natural disasters, which could drive people around the world from their homes. We found that, while the State Department, USAID, and DOD haven’t… Continue Reading

Second month of furlough brings changes for workforce “Federal agencies shuttered due to the shutdown sent out a second round of furlough notices in recent days, while the Office of Personnel Management updated guidance regarding leave accrual, retirement benefits and health care enrollment.By law, furlough notices only cover 30 day periods. OPM guidance states agencies should issue additional furlough or “adverse action”… Continue Reading

Does Journalism Have a Future?

Cue up the similar refrain – Do libraries have a future?… The New Yorker – In an era of social media and fake news, journalists who have survived the print plunge have new foes to face. “…In the past half century, and especially in the past two decades, journalism itself—the way news is covered, reported,… Continue Reading

2019 Edelman Trust Barometer

“The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that trust has changed profoundly in the past year—people have shifted their trust to the relationships within their control, most notably their employers. Globally, 75 percent of people trust “my employer” to do what is right, significantly more than NGOs (57 percent), business (56 percent) and media (47 percent)…… Continue Reading

Why paper maps still matter in the digital age

The Conversation: “With the proliferation of smartphones, it’s easy to assume that the era of the paper map is over. That attitude, that digital is better than print, is what I call “technochauvinism.” In my book, “Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World,” I look at how technochauvinism has been used to create an unnecessary,… Continue Reading