This thanksgiving will be the first time in almost 6 years my older daughter has spent a holiday with us. She called a few weeks ago and said she wanted to come here and she is on her way now. I'm feeling sick to my stomach trying to make it perfect....
When I'm travelling to give talks I sometimes need all the alone time I can get, to recharge. So I often don't seek out people in the places I'm visiting for hellos and coffees. Is a huge missed opportunity, and I wish I could do it all. But I assume there will be a future chance when it does work out, and it usually does :)
If anyone happens to know of any recent Summon vs Primo comparisons that'd be fantastic. Also my lit search is making me ponder the pros/cons of convincing Google to sell libraries API access to Scholar so we could roll our own discover layer.
My new laptop lid is missing stickers. Need a hub to send out a mixpack from @thePeerJ, @figshare, @ImpactStory, @DataDryad, @GitHub etc :) Seriously, would be awesome if someone did this. I'd pay shipping+handling+surcharge. Would help us all spread the word to our colleagues!
Pricing question: Some of you may recall that long ago I was working on a book. Life has been a wee bit hectic these last months, but I'm actually approaching publication. It will be a 106-page trade paperback, of which I think 92 pages actually contain text. I'm planning to sell the book book for $10 and the ebook for $2,
i guess i misunderstood what backup my photos to icloud would do. i thought it would back up my photos to icloud. apparently not.i also misunderstood what dropbox would do. apparently it was waiting for some magic symbol from me to back up my pictures to dropbox. no pictures of the babies after february except what i sent people-not full size
Please advise? Faculty member says there is a "...little known service whereby an individual author can submit a published manuscript to PubMed for individual indexing." I've never heard of this. Have you?
squee!!! ImpactStory was invited to the White House!!! Jason+I+guests attended the Open Sci champs of change ceremony yesterday, and ImpactStory gave one of the 12 posters in the reception afterwards. [we weren't allowed to say anything publicly till after the event. almost killed me.]
In my inbox: I am delighted to confirm that your request for funds to support the scaling and further development to sustainability of ImpactStory, a nonprofit open altmetrics platform that helps scholars evaluate, sort, consume, and reward web-native products has been approved by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.