Archive for October 1st, 2009

Canadian Copyfight Lecture in Vancouver

BCCLA, in partnership with the UBC School of Journalism and the Tyee, hosted my lecture on the Canadian Copyfight at the Wise Hall in Vancouver. The entire lecture is available on YouTube as a playlist of eight individual clips.

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October 1, 2009 Comments are Disabled Video

Tracking the Dramatic Growth of Open Access

Heather Morrison tracks the latest growth statistics of open access, including more than 4,000 fully open access peer reviewed journals in DOAJ, 1,500 open access repositories, 30 million scientific publications free online, and 20 percent of the world's medical literature freely available two years after publication.

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Yet Another Global Study Finds Canada Lagging on Broadband

Research teams from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and the University of Oviedo’s Department of Applied Economics (supported by Cisco) have released a new study on global broadband quality.  Researchers analyzed approximately 24 million broadband speed test records from Speedtest.net from May to July of this […]

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October 1, 2009 20 comments News

The Three Laws of Open Government Data

David Eaves has a great post on the three laws of open government data: find it, play with it, and share it.

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