"open access" entries
Dave Gray's Free The Facts presentation is a must-read, must-share for anyone who cares about either science or open access. It's also a masterpiece of presentation economy, and a fantastic demonstration of how to make a text-heavy presentation into something magical. Reminiscent of the work of Michael Wesch. (It's also a fascinating demonstration of the convergence of YouTube, Flickr, and…
Digital rights management (DRM) discussions abated in recent months as some companies gravitated toward DRM-free formats, but the calm came to an abrupt end yesterday when David Hughes from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) predicted a comeback for DRM. From News.com: "I think there is going to be a shift," Hughes said during the Digital Hollywood conference….
If open access is truly embraced, the new spectrum could yield a host of mobile applications related to the book publishing industry.