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  1. Last 7 days
    1. Dogs are pretty flexible creatures, and they can often impart enough leverage to “back out” of a traditional harness. This typically involves pulling backwards against the leash, while trying to slip their elbows through the straps.

      this is what Tundra does

    1. WikiJournals publishes a set of open-access, peer-reviewed academic journals with no publishing costs to authors. Its goal is to provide free, quality-assured knowledge

      I'm not sure that WikiJournals are highly regarded...

    1. foregoing

      "the term the foregoing is used to refer to what has just been mentioned or stated." - Translegal https://www.translegal.com

  2. Oct 2019
    1. The gunman, who has been arrested, live-streamed the attack in a 35-minute video that was posted on the gaming platform Twitch and then removed.


    1. The Jacksonville, Fla. native known for “No Problems” is reportedly pregnant with her first child.

      I don't understand what that has to do with anything?

    1. Rights statement No Copyright - United States License Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States

      I think these are contradictory

    1. Update handle records and metadata when moving from one Handle prefix to another

      you can do that? Will the handles floating out on the web break?

  3. Sep 2019
    1. These MUA gel eyeliner pencils perform just like the Nuance ones I love. We’ll have to keep watching to see if any other former-Nuance items pop up under CVS’ own cosmetic lines. 

      uhhh isn't this intellectual property theft?

    1. Administrative metadata comprises both technical and preservation metadata,

      huh, apparently Administrative metadata containing technical, preservation, and rights metadata is pretty common

    1. The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) actually breaks administrative metadata down into three sub-types

      Interesting, I've never seen that but maybe I've misread

    1. Another 6% got hung up on a technicality created by Congress: When borrowers apply for help, their most recent payment, as well as the payment they made 12 months before applying, must be equal to or greater than what they would have paid on an income-driven repayment plan


    2. He clearly remembers opening a letter in the summer of 2018 from the company that manages Heather's federal student loans.

      I guess they didn't apply for it then ?

    3. Matthew says their request for TEPSLF was denied, this time on a technicality — "because we had not been denied for PSLF.

      but didn't it just say they had been denied? What?

    1. Based in London, APP works primarily within prisons in Kenya and Uganda. APP offers a formalized sponsorship program enabling prisoners and prison staff to study law through the University of London’s international program.

      which country's law?

    1. Ladies, this is the app you can actually post all those artsy pictures you took of food you’ve gotten at cool restaurants.

      um, dudes do this too

    1. and, sadly, no one seems to be using bedbuggish enough to warrant an entry in our dictionary)

      challenge accepted

  4. Aug 2019
    1. Lewis warned that police departments’ failing to act swiftly creates what she referred to as “gypsy cops” who, like Pantaleo, remain eligible for employment in law enforcement after using excessive and deadly force that critics call police brutality at best and murder at worst.

      that is a terrible term

    1. Agrawal agreed to have any federally funded research supervised for a year beginning on August 8.

      they're still allowed to have federal funding??????

  5. arch.library.northwestern.edu arch.library.northwestern.edu
    1. Persistent Identification: Arch automatically creates Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for all publicly accessible works in Arch.

      what kind of identifiers do restricted works get? Are there any restricted works? What abou embargoed ETDs?

    1. “The marketplace of ideas is now at risk for serious if not irreparable damage because of the unprecedented dominance of a very small number of technology platforms,” the report concluded

      I wonder if this report is available publicly?

    1. More than 25,000 “completely and permanently” disabled veterans will see “every penny” of their student debt forgiven under the order, Trump said.

      ....not quite

    1. “It’s a natural material, and because we are dairy and meat consumers, we have an ethical need to produce these products as well.”

      we don't have to be at this scale

    2. National Beef’s Hochstein called environmental concerns about leather production “a ridiculous mindset.” The idea that turning hides into leather is bad for the environment “is so far from the truth, you have to laugh at it—but then you have to cry,” he said

      of course

    3. athleisure—clothing which contains no leather at all

      is that what athleisure means?

    1. he pouches have been assigned to students at no cost, but losing one will cost the high-schoolers a $25 replacement fee.

      that's bullshit

    2. Devices remain in the student’s possession, but they aren’t able to access them, the school said

      that's better

    3. School administrators unlock them at the end of the day.

      oh HELL no

    4. And while their familiar companions may still be near, the high-schoolers are now required to keep their devices in a magnetically sealed pouch during school hours.


    1. BTW, speaking of bullet trains, we're about to start building a bullet train line between Houston and Dallas.

      that actually got passed?????

    1. “But shortly after they closed, I received a letter from their lawyers stating that the clause was unenforceable.”

      uh wtf, why. So that leaves them orphaned works?

    2. basement archival room

      why was it necessary to include basement?

    3. t stated that publishers could be held criminally liable for knowingly selling explosives instruction manuals to someone who intended to use them for a crime. The law didn’t explicitly ban Paladin’s explosives instruction books, but the law was certainly designed to stop Paladin from producing and selling them, which, in turn, made them incredibly difficult to obtain.

      would the publisher have to know the buyer wanted to use them to commit a crime?

    4. bromidic

      "dull and tiresome"

    1. “The Board only learned in the later part of July that it would receive no more contributions as SAGE needs to focus investment on its core business of academic and professional publishing.

      ffs Sage

    2. “I find it upsetting that the staff was not given more lead time,” founding editor John Mecklin said. “It’s just not a good way to treat people.”

      seriously, wtf

    3. His previous employer was Governing magazine, which announced its own shutdown on the same day that Pacific Standard’s fate was made public.


    1. Many claim that cold water is an excellent detoxifier as it successfully remove dirt, debris, and excess oil from your scalp. This is not true

      Can I get a source?

    1. The Quandt family dropped eight places following a poor year for Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, which has battled trade tensions and slowing global markets as BMW invests in the disruptive shift to self-driving electric vehicles. The Dassault, Duncan, Lee and Hearst families all fell from the list.


    1. You don’t get something cheap and say you got it “for cheap” do you?


    2. People that say “my bad” after a mistake. I don’t know how anything could be as annoying or lazy as that.

      Lot of disregard for AAVE in this list

    3. The phrase I’ve watched seep into the language (especially with broadcasters) is “two-time” and “three-time.”

      in what context?

    4. bugaboos (American)


    1. The Trump administration says Beijing’s efforts are based on stealing or pressuring companies to hand over technology.

      thaaaat's pretty true

    1. They’re being sold as race- and gender-neutral assessments that allow judges to use science in determining whether someone will behave if released from jail pending trial.

      well that's not possible

  6. Jul 2019
  7. www.cyberdriveillinois.com www.cyberdriveillinois.com
    1. If there are two names on the back of the title, do both parties have to sign title and registration applications? Yes.

      they didn't require that for me

    1. but they’re also “a very dangerous place dependent on who is allowed to be in there on any given day and what the mood of that incarcerated person is.”

      that's literally any place, not just libraries.

    1. “Why are we lending our very rare copy when the borrowing institution or the individual could have gotten an e-version for a few bucks?”

      because libraries are free

  8. Jun 2019
    1. right-wing operative Jacob Wohl, an associate of Alexander, argued on Twitter that Harris was ineligible to be president because her parents weren’t from the United States, even though she was born in California.


    2. “She does not. I corrected Kamala Harris last night because she stole debate time under the premise that she is an African-American when she is in fact a biracial Indian-Jamaican who is a first generation American.”

      Bruh, how do you think Black people got to Jamaica

  9. May 2019
    1. Like National Public Radio and the Public Broadcasting System

      lmao NCSNews.com is nothing like NPR or PBS!!

    2. CNSNews.com endeavors to fairly present all legitimate sides of a story and debunk popular, albeit incorrect, myths about cultural and policy issues.

      uh huh

    3. the parent organization of CNSNews.com, clearly demonstrate a liberal bias in many news outlets – bias by commission and bias by omission – that results in a frequent double-standard in editorial decisions on what constitutes "news."


    1. ERS employees are planning to vote on unionization on Thursday.


    2. eliminating “low priority research” into such politically sensitive areas as food stamps and environmental issues.


    3. What I see unfortunately happening many times is that we tried to make policy decisions based on political science rather than on sound science.”

      the fact that he can say this with a straight face

    4. the move as a common-sense, cost-cutting measure.

      except how much more is the agency going to have to pay in travel costs?

    5. Perdue has said the relocation was motivated by his desire to save taxpayer dollars, bring the research service closer to major farming regions, and help attract economists who could be deterred by Washington’s high cost of living.


    6. The move to uproot the agency has led to a brain-drain of experienced researchers.

      I'm sure that's the point

    7. announcing plans to bring ERS under the control of USDA’s chief economist, who reports more directly to the secretary. Equally significant, he said the USDA would move the agency out of Washington to a location closer to the U.S. heartland.


    8. The reports highlight the continued decline under Trump’s watch in farm income, which has dropped about 50 percent since 2013.


    1. Image taken from Baldwin, Hilary, et al. "The Role of a Cutaneous Microbiota Harmony in Maintaining a Functioning Skin Barrier." Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 16(1): 2017, Figure 1.

      I love academics

  10. Apr 2019
    1. but only once a week. Always condition before & after using shampoo.

      might need to do this for the top of my hair

    1. The cavalier insistence that you should “just adopt” from people who clearly never considered that option for themselves.

      I am interested in hearing the author's perspective on adopting though - why isn't it for her?

    1. Cambridge University Press, founded in 1534, is the world’s second-largest and oldest university press.

      I wonder which one is the oldest and largest? Oxford?

    2. The three-year deal combines subscription fees and article publishing fees to establish a total cap so that the university will see no significant increase in cost, according to an email from UC Berkeley librarian Jeffrey MacKie-Mason.


    1. which would see the country revert to WTO trade rules


    2. British parliamentarians have been drifting toward a more centrist compromise that would see the country more closely aligned than even under May’s negotiated withdrawal.


    1. a specious claim for which there is no empirical … ah, I mean, you get it. It’s not true.

      specious: superficially plausible, but actually wrong.

    1. The panel also found that Russo had possibly violated the Code of Judicial Conduct in three other instances, including when he tried to use his position to rearrange a personal family court matter, according to NJ.com. A former law clerk is also suing Russo for discrimination and sexual harassment.

      sounds like an upstanding guy

    2. a Superior Court judge be suspended without pay

      um he should be immediately removed and disbarred tbh

    1. But based on his politics, it is extremely unlikely that Swartz intended to sell them, and it’s likely that he planned to distribute the documents in some capacity. It’s not clear whether he wanted to focus on disseminating the articles in the third world, or to make them available to everyone with Internet access.

      we could have had scihub several years earlier

    1. The system is not immediately planning to subscribe to individual journals once access is cut off, he said. “We’ll see how things play out, collecting and analyzing data for a while.”


    1. “Bad English,” in which James Harbeck, a freelance editor based in Toronto, showed how “Fifty Shades of Grey” had been put through one of the sites competing for your grammar dollars, and demonstrated that eliminating redundancy does not improve pornography.

      ugh only a man could present on this

    2. Many professionals return to ACES in the spring

      this is an odd sentence

    1. Some 10,000 Jews live in Crimea, and the community has been deeply supportive of Russian annexation of the peninsula.


    1. Cohen’s memo also mentions that Trump’s former fixer has recently just so happened, as the crow flies or whateverthefuck, stumbled upon “a hard drive with important documents…..over 14 million files, which consist of all e-mails, voice recordings, images and attachments from Mr. Cohen’s personal computers and phones.”

      oh em geeee

    1. short-term jail sentences

      okay this is ridiculous

    2. ruling that the unvaccinated children were “permitted to return to their respective schools forthwith and otherwise to assemble in public places” immediately.

      um, fudge that

    1. Under Washington state law, MacKenzie Bezos would likely be entitled to half of the couple’s marital assets, which the settlement appears to fall well short of.


    1. Whether that could allow humans to train cats to respond to commands—as dogs readily do—is another matter.

      some people do this already

    1. The sheathing is oil-based. One type of oil that you can use to reinforce your hair’s protection is cedarwood oil.

      I don't think I've ever actually heard this advice before!

    2. If the porosity of your hair only requires a little oil

      is this low or high porosity?

    1. “It’s crazy that trigger warnings have spread so far before a single study had come out evaluating them.”

      It's because they are a phenomenon from social media that jumped to higher education

    2. “College students are increasingly anxious … and widespread adoption of trigger warnings in syllabi may promote this trend, tacitly encouraging students to turn to avoidance, thereby depriving them of opportunities to learn healthier ways to manage potential distress,” they write.

      it's definitely not the amount of college debt they're taking on ...

    3. The Harvard study did not include any people who self-reported an experience of trauma, which cast doubt on how widely it could be applied to all college students.

      ah ha!

    4. The researchers found that trigger warnings actually slightly increased people’s self-reported anxiety—but only among people who believed that words can cause emotional damage.

      Right, but were these participants the survivors of attempted murder, for example?

    1. n 2011, for instance, a team led by evolutionary biologists cooperated with Google to analyze millions of digitized books, published a study in Science, and announced that they had founded a new field called "culturomics.

      oh scientists

  11. Mar 2019
    1. t also squashes creativity. In 1999, composer Eric Whitacre accepted a commission to turn Frost’s famous poem into a choral work, believing that it had entered the public domain (it would have, but for the 1998 law). The poem was one of thousands of works sequestered in 1998 for an additional 20 years.

      which is exactly the OPPOSITE of what the intent of copyright is according to the constitution.

    1. To Lightfoot, a police training center done right should involve more community engagement and “academic development.”

      I mean, fair

    1. data alignment

      not sure what data alignment is here

    2. a grant-funded nonprofit

      Why does it have to be grant-funded?

    3. including tamper-resistance,

      is anything truly tamper-resistant?

    4. In a sense, what we are talking about is infecting the internet with library values. How can that be bad?


    5. crowdsourced truth (like Wikipedia)


    6. We will teach about it by inadvertently solving a practical problem using blockchain, say, in a maker workshop where people need a way to share a digital object with a friend when no server is available to host the file.

      shouldn't inadvertently be in scare quotes here?

    1. Relying on the one person, one vote doctrine and the representational nexus test, courts will be more inclined to protect the rights of citizens whose representational and electoral power have been diminished.

      I wouldn't be so sure

    1. Additionally, it would allow employers to maintain a drug-free workplace and for landlords to restrict access to marijuana

      I kinda get the employers statue but wtf with landlords?? Unless it's like the cigarette restrictions

  12. Feb 2019
    1. And Penguin Random House recently stopped offering public libraries perpetual access, moving to one year licenses (although the publisher says it will make perpetual access available to academic libraries at higher prices).

      wow, that's BS

    2. Macmillan, for example, is experimenting with an embargo on frontlist titles from its Tor imprint.

      ugh, again?

    3. "Properly implemented, CDL enables a library to circulate a digitized title in place of a physical one in a controlled manner," that position statement reads, so long as an “owned to loaned” ratio is maintained in which "only one user can use any given copy at a time, for a limited time."

      I don't see how this is a broader take

    1. such as divorce, child custody and domestic violence services, Angelucci said.

      what the what

    1. Later, it also added an invisible “Sponsored” disclosure to posts from your friends.

      um if it is invisible how can users know if something is sponsored??

    2. Last year, Facebook added invisible letters to the HTML code of the site. So, to a computer, the word registered as “SpSonSsoSredS.”


    3. The company added code that prevents clicks generated by computers — including browser extensions — on just that one button


    4. Facebook said it doesn’t plan to disclose sensitive targeting categories in its archive because doing so “could expose people’s information.” It didn’t elaborate on how that might happen.


    5. “We regularly improve the ways we prevent unauthorized access by third parties like web browser plugins to keep people’s information safe,” Facebook spokesperson Beth Gautier said. “This was a routine update and applied to ad blocking and ad scraping plugins, which can expose people’s information to bad actors in ways they did not expect.”

      Sure Jan

    1. Oakley argued that a financial penalty should not be imposed because she is a widow


    2. she resented the fact that McGrady was present for it. Oakley disliked McGrady because she believed that McGrady and City Manager Shane Crawford were having an affair.

      Why would that be any of her business anyway??

    1. solid than the claims against Kavanaugh.

      That's only because they are more recent.

    2. complete polygraph records.

      Polygraphs are notoriously unreliable

    3. including her therapists’ notes

      Doctor-client privilege

    4. even the number of attackers.

      Uh, no it hasn't

    5. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations are so far from “more likely than not” that competent litigators wouldn’t dream of taking the claims against him to civil court.

      uh. These are two separate things my dude

    1. this is not the time or place for that

      this as in this article?

    2. in his gadfly

      gadfly: "an annoying person, especially one who provokes others into action by criticism."

    1. concluded that "in the vast majority of cases, people who end up working in prostitution are victims of pimping and trafficking".

      I wonder what the numbers are for this

    1. Far from being an abstract measurement, Stansel's report finds that higher economic freedom rankings across metro areas have higher levels of economic growth, population growth, and even better city credit rankings.

      Sure, Jan

    2. freedom rings the loudest,


  13. Jan 2019
    1. Having both social/sociological and technical/technological aspects

      this is a terrible definition.

    1. While sociologists study the social level alone as if it were apart from physicality, and technologists study technology as if it were not part of society, socio-technology is a distinct field of inquiry on how personal and social requirements can be met by IT system design.

      not how IT system design is affected by personal and social requirements/issues?

    2. computer scientists information systems, and engineers hardware systems. In general systems theory, no discipline has a monopoly on science—all are valid.

      Hmm, what systems are described by Library Science? or Library and Information Science? I'd argue that we also see information systems

    1. She waited for a start date until Sept. 12, 2016 when she received a letter informing her of the city's decision not to employ her.


    2. her relationship with Brooklen

      whose relationship? MacDonald's?

    3. personal cellphon

      not her work phone??

    1. they come on, they make a left turn. Usually it’s a left, not a right.”


    2. they’ll drive that van or the car not through a port of entry, where we have very talented people that look for every little morsel of drugs, or even people, or whatever they’re looking for.

      ports of entry are actually where most undocumented immigrants enter the US

    1. cheaper alternatives in Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. —a practice once considered taboo for fear it would cheapen their luxury products.

      they're the same freaking price at Ulta!!