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PARIS — Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting.
The ruling by the Paris appeals court could set a legal precedent in …Facebook
In today’s increasingly interdisciplinary world of research, a field known as digital humanities has emerged. Simply put, it is the integration of …Humanities
In today’s digitally driven world, companies are competing ferociously for technological skills. They believe the ability to create the hard code that makes a product come to life is at the heart of their success. Without code, after all, you merely have ideas on a napkin or a dream in your …Liberal Arts
Pompeii, the ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, boasted an assortment of baths, houses, graffiti, frescoes and even agricultural produce. …
(credit: Mr.TinDC)Two big-name legal research companies are battling in federal court over the right to exclusively publish the law—in this case, the …Copyright
A new brain-scanning system called BACh (Brain Automated Chorales) is teaching inexperienced piano players how to learn more quickly and effectively …Learning
A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper every published - freely available …Scientific Research
Since the launch of the Shakespeare’s World crowdsourcing website on December 10, 2015, transcribing receipt book manuscripts has become a highly …Shakespeare
Lehigh, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and the University of Pennsylvania are leading a project, called Bibliotheca Philadelphienis, that will …
Like many others I have been following the debate between Matthew Jockers and Annie Swafford regarding the new syuzhet R package created by Jockers, …Digital Humanities
Smart organizations have recognized that introducing new technology into the workplace isn’t about hardware or software: it’s about wetware, also known as human beings. If you want to be the kind of nimble business that can make the most of successive waves of tech innovation, you need human beings …Soft Skills
A 16th century document considered one of the most important primary sources on the Aztecs of pre-Columbian Mexico went digital Thursday with a new …Mexico
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Here at Carleton I’ve been tasked with helping to draft a proposal for a campus-wide digital humanities initiative and …Humanities
Gregory Heyworth is a textual scientist; he and his lab work on new ways to read ancient manuscripts and maps using spectral imaging technology. In …TED Talks
Wired has an excellent profile on Andy Rubin and his latest ventures post-Google. As creator of the original Android operating system that Google would eventually acquire and later a long-time Google employee on various Internet efforts at the company, a lot of people are waiting to see what Rubin …Google
Sherlock Holmes would never have stood for this: newly discovered documents show that the Staffordshire police fabricated evidence to try to discredit Arthur Conan Doyle’s investigation into the curious case of George Edalji, a Birmingham solicitor accused of maiming horses and sending poison-pen …Arthur Conan Doyle
Earlier this week, Internet Archive software collector and historian Jason Scott answered our phone call to talk about one of his latest efforts: the …Microsoft Windows
(credit: From court records in Good Morning to You v. Warner/Chappell)The public will soon be free to sing the world's most famous song.Music …Public Domain
There’s a new arms race going on in the world, and this one involves robots. Much less high-stakes and far more entertaining than the Cold War, this supercharged and super-fast competition involves a bunch of robot makers and a bunch of Rubik’s cubes. The goal? The fastest time. The prize? Eternal …Robots
A conspiracy theorist’s YouTube video about how this ancient Greek grave marker depicts a laptop more than 2,000 years before personal computers were …
Reading The Tale of Tales, Giambattisa Basile's 17th-century book of fairy stories, is both exhilarating and exhausting. If that sounds like a warning, it is. If that sounds like a promise, well, good news.
Perhaps most importantly, the book's an erstwhile history course, and for those who enjoy a …Folklore
Silicon Valley pioneer Donna Dubinsky was a middle manager at Apple in 1985 when then-chairman Steve Jobs proposed completely changing the company's distribution strategy.
Dubinsky fought back against the plan – giving an ultimatum that she would quit – and instead of getting fired, she got promoted.
Photo: Michael HarrisonWhen I started my latest Dungeons & Dragons campaign, my goal was to reduce the amount of time I spent with my Dungeon Master …Geek
The way we navigate in cities has been revolutionized in the last few years by the advent of GPS mapping programs. Enter your start and end location …Maps
President Barack Obama wants to make computer science more accessible in schools around the United States. Today he unveiled his Computer Science for All initiative, a program that’ll make investments in not only the state and local levels, but also with federal agencies. The goal is to train …Computer Science
On the eve of the Modern Language Association’s annual convention, the cachet of the “digital humanities” has permeated the academic mainstream so …Humanities
Over the past ten years or so I have been making handcoloured emblems by painting with watercolours copies of woodcuts and engravings from printed …Art