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Librarianship and Information Management

An article in Harvard Magazine talks of how the library deals with the growing problems of librarianship and information management.

Mobilization: Social Networking and Iranian Politics

On Twitter, Photos, Blogs and Iran's Politics

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is an annual conference-holding entity, holding conferences on themes related to three areas of technology, entertainment, and design. It is owned by The Sapling Foundation, which aims to disseminate ideas and expert knowledge.

How Twitter can make history, a TED Talk by Clay Shirky (Link)

Monitoring: Internet and the Swine Flu

Modes of information dissemination: Case of Swine Flu (H1N1) outbreak of 2009

Visual monitoring (click picture to go directly to the site)

  • Google and CDC's Health Map: Global Disease Alert Map

HealthMap

Sample capture: June 16, 2009

Future of Capitalism (FT Video)

Future of Capitalism: New York panel

 

Part1. April 1 2009: What are the causes of the current financial crisis?

Hip-Hop, Reggae, and the Middle East

Contribution by sefat

Palestinian rap group DAM, Da Arab MC’s, have received over three hundred thousand hits on Youtube. Part of this video was shot during an actual riot. You can learn more about them at http://www.dampalestine.com/main.html .

25th NORDUnet Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

Sep 16 2009 - 12:00am
Etc/GMT-4

Call for Presentations
Global Science, Global resources, Global Teams
On behalf of the programme committee, I am pleased to invite you to submit a
proposal for a presentation at the conference.
We are seeking proposals on the following topics:
Infrastructure:
Green IT
Mobile
Network and Protocol Development
Storage Technologies
The Aging of the Internet
GRID Infrastructure
Services
Sensors and Remote Instruments
Federations
Identity Management
GRID services
Users
Privacy and Security
The Student of Tomorrow
Campus Issues
The Arctic and Hard to Reach Places

Sustainable Cities

Introducing The Power of Cities, a TED Theme

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is an annual conference-holding entity, holding conferences on themes related to three areas of technology, entertainment, and design. It is owned by The Sapling Foundation, which aims to disseminate ideas and expert knowledge.

Africa between globalization and marginalization

In this video on Africa between globalization and marginalization, Philip Emeagwali says "Globalization without ethics impoverishes," during his keynote lecture at Michigan State University.
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