URLs

http://cacm.acm.org/news/93190-the-humanities-go-google

The humanities go Google

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/05/06/libraries_try_to_preserve_and_archive_websites_for_academic_study

Archiving the Web for Scholars

http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2011/05/geographers-had-calculated.html?ref=hp

UCLA geographers had located Osama before everyone else did

http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=12510202

Study vs. Study: The Decline Effect and Why Scientific ‘Truth’ So Often Turns Out Wrong

http://rt.com/news/wikileaks-revelations-assange-interview/

Assange against Facebook

http://videolectures.net/sep08_leskovec_tdef/

Leskovec talk

EM Demo

Kmeans Demo

http://ideas.repec.org/top/top.person.hindex.html

Highest cited economists

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12885271

China ‘to overtake US on science’ in two years

http://www.rstudio.org/

R studio

http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/weblog/752.html

PCA

http://chronicle.com/article/Texas-A-Ms-Bottom-Line/124451

http://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/TEXAS.xlsx

Texas A&M’s Bottom-Line Ratings of Professors Find That Most Are Cost-Effective

http://agoogleaday.com

A google a day

http://www.physorg.com/news185780169.html

Google PageRank-like algorithm dates back to 1941

http://www.physorg.com/wire-news/55792687/computational-linguistics-olympiad-cited-for-increasing-public-a.html

Computational Linguistics Olympiad cited for increasing public
awareness of linguistics

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-mathematical-groups-factions.html

Mathematical model shows how groups split into factions

http://www.abitura.com/happy_physics/

Humor about Physics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_subjects_of_Russia

Federal subjects of Russia

http://www.sciencemag.org/site/special/data/

Dealing with Data

http://msn.careerbuilder.com/Article/MSN-2564-Job-Search-Social-media-can-kill-your-career-but-not-the-way-you-think/?SiteId=cbmsnhp42564&sc_extcmp=JS_2564_home1&gt1=23000

Social media can kill your career…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/apr/12/brave-new-world-challenged-books

Brave New World among top 10 books Americans most want banned

http://www.webometrics.info/top12000.asp

http://www.usnews.com/education/worlds-best-universities/articles/2010/09/21/worlds-best-universities-top-400-

http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2010

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2010-2011/top-200.html

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2010-2011/reputation-rankings.html

http://www.arwu.org/ARWU2010.jsp

Several current world university rankings (take with a grain of salt)

http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/vU6ubgNjebw/Hypertext-Creator-Structure-of-the-Web-Completely-Wrong

Hypertext creator: structure of the Web completely wrong

http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/GmlSht5oF-Q/All-Languages-Linked-To-Common-Source

http://www.economist.com/node/18557572

http://www.cslu.ogi.edu/~sproatr/newindex/atkinson.html

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3090

All languages linked to common source

http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/000832.html

An older discussion on a related topic

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2011/april/academic-council-setup-041311.html

Stanford’s proposal to build a high-technology campus in New York City

http://www.sciencebusiness.net/news/74914/New-countries-emerge-as-major-players-in-science

New countries emerge as major players in science

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/04/technology/04library.html?emc=eta1

Ruling Spurs Effort to Form Digital Public Library

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