URLs

http://snarxiv.org/vs-arxiv/

Which is the real physics paper :) + repository of artificial papers

http://cacm.acm.org/news/134518-with-big-data-comes-big-responsibilities

With big data come big responsibilities

http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2011/09/30/access-to-scientific-publications-should-be-a-fundamental-right/

Access to scientific publications should be a fundamental right

http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2011/09/16/why-do-we-continue-to-use-citations/

Why do we continue to use citations

http://cacm.acm.org/blogs/blog-cacm/132932-somebodys-eating-your-lunch/fulltext

About Norvig and Thrun’s online AI course

http://www.annarbor.com/business-review/borders-flagship-store-to-close-for-good-monday/

http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/09/12/first.borders.bookstore.closing/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Borders_flagship_store.jpg

Living with the borders closed

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/2011/10/the-shame-of-college-sports/8643/

Are student athletes students, athletes, or workers?

http://arxiv.org/abs/1109.1186

Quantifying the influence of scientists and their publications: Distinguishing prestige from popularity

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities

New college rankings

http://www.macfound.org/site/c.lkLXJ8MQKrH/b.7728991/k.12E8/Meet_the_2011_Fellows.htm

New Macarthur foundation awardees

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ejpepffjfmamnambagiibghpglaidiec

Facebook Disconnect – prevents tracking by Facebook and other social networks

http://online.wsj.com/community/groups/religion-diversity-tolerance-governance/topics/do-we-need-religion-have

Religion, diversity, tolerance

http://www.dhushara.com/book/unraveltree/unravel.htm

Some nice cladistic visualizations

http://theconversation.edu.au/princeton-bans-academics-from-handing-all-copyright-to-journal-publishers-3596

Princeton bans academics from handing all copyright to journal publishers

http://arxiv.org/abs/1109.1605

On Clustering on Graphs with Multiple Edge Types

http://blog.computationalcomplexity.org/2011/07/disproofing-myth-that-many-early.html

Disproving the Myth that many early logicians were a few axioms short of a complete set

http://cacm.acm.org/careers/129084-technion-students-create-application-that-writes-books/fulltext

Technion Students Create Application that ‘Writes’ Books

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3277

Markov’s heart of darkness

http://cacm.acm.org/news/135934-people-as-sensors-twitter-messages-reveal-nfls-big-plays-and-fans-excitement/fulltext

People as sensors