links for 2009-05-19
Academic papers resulting from a collaboration between AHRC and BBC, and all about new media. Yum!
Ben Goldacre's considered response to Baronness Susan Greenfield
they will "add search to public data", a new and powerful search feature that makes it easy to find and compare public data, in the anticipation "… that this will pave the way for public data to take a more central role in informed public conversations". In practice, this means that when searching for public data related topics, search results will include a small preview and a link to an interactive chart that lets users add and remove data for different geographical areas.
Via its desktop software and a web app, the service shares information about academic papers between researchers.