Faedra Wills

41 Flips | 1 Magazine | @FaedraWills | Keep up with Faedra Wills on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Faedra Wills”

New Bootstrap 4 alpha

Bootstrap 4 alpha 2 is now available. Since our last release, nearly 100 people have pushed over 900 commits to v4 and we’ve closed over 400 issues …

5 handy Drupal modules

As part of our 2015 Open Source Yearbook, we look at 5 cool extensions for Drupal.

18 Cool Drupal modules for site builders | November 2015 | Lucius Digital Amsterdam | Drupal experts

Joris Snoek - Business Dev<p>+31 (0)20 - 261 14 99<p>So.... Drupal 8 got released! Congrats everybody! The end of life of Drupal 6 is then final. In …

‘Building Modules with Drupal 8:’ The First Chapter Released from the Drupal 8 Anatomy Textbook Project.

This started out as a very modest project, and then it grew. Like Drupal 8 itself (to a much lesser extent, of course).<p>The Drupal 8 Anatomy Project …

The h-Index Is a Lie: A Bibliography of Truth

Those of us who are junior researchers in academia, particularly science, are encouraged to focus on the qualities that will get us hired as faculty …

Higher Education

Old formats, new challenges: preservation in the digital world

Photo by Dino Osmic/Shutterstock image<p>METRO DETROIT — Floppy disks, videotapes and books all have one thing in common — without proper preservation, …

Tool Time, or a Discussion on Picking the Right Digital Preservation Tools for Your Program: An NDSR Project Update

<i>The following is a guest post by John Caldwell, National Digital Stewardship Resident at the United States Senate Historical Office.</i>Who remembers <i>Home</i> …

Organize It However You Like

A librarian might not have to be a fan of the Dewey Decimal System to think that abandoning it in a high school library might be a bad idea. That’s …

95 top Photoshop tutorials

Love it or hate it, Photoshop continues to be the design software of choice for millions of designers across the globe for a wide range of tasks, …

Open Library of Humanities aims to ‘flip’ journals to open access

It sounds like something that might happen to a secret agent who changes sides after capture. After the mass resignation of its editorial board last …

What is Digital Humanities? « Digital Humanities Questions & Answers

<b>Nicholas Pavkovic</b> <br>Member<p>Sorry to be so green, and I apologize if this issue has already been addressed somewhere the forums. If a definition is …

Survey finds growth in number of humanities books being published

The number of scholarly books published in the humanities increased in 2013 to 54,273, from 51,789 in 2012. The new figure, from the Humanities …

Thomas tells FutureBook: 'open' is a massive opportunity

Springer Nature chief scientific officer Annette Thomas has told the FutureBook conference that in academic publishing "the power is no longer in the …

Flipping journals to open: Rethinking publishing infrastructure in light of Lingua/Glossa case

The resignation of the editorial board of an Elsevier-owned linguistics journal and its open access reorganization could get the ball rolling for …

The ResearchGate Score: a good example of a bad metric

According to ResearchGate, the academic social networking site, their RG Score is “a new way to measure your scientific reputation”. With such high …

Can you Manage Your Data with Your Metadata?

Learn more about Ron Lake.<p>In my previous blog, What is Special About Metadata Management? we looked at some of the special requirements for metadata …

Software

Now Your Metadata Can Be Kept Private Too

As the encryption debate heats up, MIT is raising the stakes with the creation of Vuvuzela, a new text messaging system that encrypts metadata as well as the content of messages.<p>Text message metadata covers the phone numbers that a message is sent to and from, device information, the date and time …

The Dissertation Mess: Balancing Rights and Responsibilities

The broad online availability of theses and dissertations creates difficult tensions between the individual rights of authors, the rights of …

How to Copyright Photos: a Short & Comprehensive Guide

A professional photographer’s work is his or her signature. Before you distribute and share your photographs online, it is important to understand …

How the TPP Will Affect You and Your Digital Rights

Digital Rights

EU seeks to end digital copyright restrictions

European citizens should be able to access copyrighted digital content and streaming services while traveling, says the EU Commission. The proposals …

Europe

Many common-sense ideas for EU copyright reform are being ignored – but we can still change that

Eighteen months have passed since the outgoing digital chief of the EU, Neelie Kroes, made a passionate appeal:<p>We have done preparatory work, …

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

An infographic illustrating sufferers of infectious diseases by state took the top prize at the 2015 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.<p>A striking infographic visualizing a general decline in the number of people suffering from infectious diseases across all 50 states and the District of …

Creating Fictional Data Services and Their Implications

When conceptualizing a service or product based on data, I first transform visions into a tangible visualization, or prototype that anyone in a …

UX Design

Rebirth of the tablet?

Brian Cooley discusses the re-emergence of the tablet thanks in large part to new hybrid laptop designs.

Data & Analytics In 2016: Superstar Industry Experts Weigh In

The best thing about today’s data and analytics industry is the people that make it up. Every day, I count myself lucky to be surrounded by people …

Decorating the Web with CSS Border Images — SitePoint

Not too long ago, adding decorative elements like fancy borders to a web page involved slicing images and patiently tweaking away at the CSS until it …

The Best 3D Scanners of 2015

Dec 9, 2015 | By Kira<p>In industrial and professional fields, 3D scanning technology has been leveraged to <b>replicate architectural or archeological …