Four short links: 15 October 2009

Open Access, Right to Broadband, Machine Learning Textbook, Javascript Performance Art

  1. Open Access Week — world-wide, dedicated to raising awareness of open access to research. (via Creative Commons Aotearoa).
  2. 1Mb Broadband Access Becomes Legal RightStarting next July, every person in Finland will have the right to a one-megabit broadband connection.
  3. The Elements of Statistical Learning 2ed — classic book (I have the 1st edition) that is now available as a free PDF download. (via Hacker News)
  4. vi in Javascript — yup, someone’s written a vi clone in Javascript. (via monkchips on Twitter)
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  • Nice shoutout about ESL 2ed – I took their short course (http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~hastie/mrc.html) in Philadelphia and I highly recommend it.

    They’re like the Grateful Dead of statistics: give the tapes away for free, people will pay for the concerts. =)

  • José Luis Pedraza Muciño

    Under Open Access philosophy, Redalyc aims to contribute to the editorial scientific activity produced in and about Ibero-America making available for public consultation the contents of 550 scientific journals of different knowledge areas: http://redalyc.uaemex.mx