Rise and Demise of RSS

Article note: Yet another article proclaiming that RSS is dead while ignoring the fact that every major media site has a viable RSS feed. Yes, even Vice has a feed https://www.vice.com/en_us/rss.Comments


Original URL: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/a3mm4z/the-rise-and-demise-of-rss

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Windows 10 has a built-in free screen recorder that you might not know about

You’ve very probably been using Windows 10 for a long time now, but that doesn’t mean that you’ve discovered everything it has to offer. The operating system is packed with features, but there are some that are hidden away to the extent that they could be considered secrets. One such gem is the screen recording tool. What? You didn’t know that Windows 10 could record videos of on-screen activity? You’re not alone. The screen recorder is built into the Game bar and you may well not have seen it. If you’ve ever wondered how to make video of what you’re… [Continue Reading]


Original URL: https://betanews.com/2019/01/14/windows-10-screen-recorder-ultility/

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Microsoft ends Windows 7 support one year from today

Article note: How many law schools are still running Windows 7?It took until last month for Windows 10 to finally overtake Windows 7’s usage share but the older OS remains hugely popular. Mainstream support for Windows 7 stopped in January 2015, but users have continued to receive security fixes and patches for known issues as part of Microsoft’s extended support, which runs for five years. However, that’s due to come to an end on January 14 2020, exactly one year from today. The cessation of support could prove a nightmare for enterprises, as according to a new ‘Death of Windows 7’ report from content delivery firm, Kollective, as many as… [Continue Reading]


Original URL: https://betanews.com/2019/01/14/microsoft-ends-windows-7-support-one-year-from-today/

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Elsevier journal editors resign, start rival open-access journal

Article note: “The editorial board of the Journal of Informetrics said in a statement that they were unanimous in their decision to quit. They contend that scholarly journals should be owned by the scholarly community rather than by commercial publishers, should be open access under fair principles, and publishers should make citation data freely available.

Elsevier said in a statement that it regretted the board’s decision and that it had tried to address their concerns.”

Time may be running out for Elsevier’s model of scholarly publication.The entire editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics resigned Thursday in protest over high open-access fees, restricted access to citation data and commercial control of scholarly work.

Today, the same team is launching a new fully open-access journal called Quantitative Science Studies. The journal will be for and by the academic community and will be owned by the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI). It will be published jointly


Original URL: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/01/14/elsevier-journal-editors-resign-start-rival-open-access-journal

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