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Wikipedia as Elite Propaganda Mill?

(beforeitsnews.com): The Climategate Emails describe how a small band of climatologists cooked the books to make the last century seem dangerously warm. The emails also describe how the band plotted to rewrite history as well as science, particularly by eliminating the Medieval Warm Period, a 400 year period that began around 1000 AD. The Climategate Emails reveal something else, too: the enlistment of the most widely read source of information in the world - Wikipedia - in the wholesale rewriting of this history.
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New version 2.3.1 Public Knowledge Project' Open Journal Systems publishing software

(pkp.sfu.ca): OJS 2.3.0 introduced a major rewrite of core aspects of PKP applications that reconciles common code (e.g. shared between OJS, OCS, and the Harvester) into a separate library called the PKP Web Application Library (WAL). Many parts of the system have been changed in a way that is transparent to users but that will vastly improve maintainability and the ease with which PKP can deploy fixes and new features across multiple applications.
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More and more e-books being stored in the 'cloud'

(philly.com): The transition from print to electronic books, for many readers, is inevitable.Will those virtual libraries live on a personal device, such as Amazon's Kindle? Or will people choose to store their e-books on the Internet "cloud," on networks accessible through any computer or smart-phone? And how portable will readers' digital libraries be? Will readers be able to share their e-books the way you pass a treasured paper book on to a good friend? The publishing world is going through rapid change, which is clear this holiday season as large numbers of consumers embrace electronic books available for download to devices such as the Kindle, Barnes&Noble's Nook and Sony's Reader.
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New Peer-Reviewed Paper Demolishes Fallacious Objection: "Aren't There Vast Eons of Time for Evolution?"

(evolutionnews.org): When debating intelligent design (ID), there are countless times we have heard the old objection, 'But aren't there millions of years for Darwinian evolution?' Perhaps there are, but that doesn't mean the Darwinian mechanism has sufficient opportunities to produce the observed complexity found in life. Darwin put forward a falsifiable theory, stating that his mechanism must work by "numerous successive slight modifications."
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The Unstoppable Corporate Force Meets the Immovable Social Network

(scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org): The general consensus is that the future of media lies in increased social participation and mobile access to that media. Yet events of the last few weeks have given signs that progress toward that future is not going to be smooth. We're seeing more conflicts between companies that need to find workable business models, major corporations mired in obsolete ways of doing business, and users who insist on controlling the products they use while refusing to pay for them. As any Internet service catches on, the people behind it come under increasing pressure to monetize their product. Increased usage means increased costs, investors want a return, and the creators of any successful enterprise expect to be rewarded for their ingenuity and hard work. This seems fairly straightforward until you get into the realm of social networks and social media, where the users are vital contributors to success.
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