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DRM in HTML5 takes its next step toward standardization

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Encrypted Media Extensions (EME), a mechanism by which HTML5 video providers can discover and enable DRM providers offered by a browser, has taken the next step on its contentious road to standardization. 591 more words


"No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it"*...

Kick at the rock, Sam Johnson, break your bones:

But cloudy, cloudy is the stuff of stones.

– Richard Wilbur

Materialism holds the high ground these days in debates over that most ultimate of scientific questions: the nature of consciousness.

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EMMC International Workshop

The European Materials Modelling Council EMMC will hold its first International Workshop 2017 in Vienna, 5-7 April 2017.  The invitation-only event will welcome close to 100 European and International Experts to discuss and contribute to setting a common direction among stakeholders in areas ranging from materials model development, interoperability, metadata, repositories and marketplaces, software development and industrial deployment, best practices for business decision support tools, to articulating economic impact.The outcome of this event will be integrated within the EMMC Roadmap 2017.

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The science crisis: How the EU can sustain academic integrity

By Paul Hoffman

“Science losing credibility as large amount of research is shown to be false” reads the headline of an article in Waking Science… 845 more words


The Eurocentric Standardization of English

It is no secret that the context surrounding Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary is built from a nationalistic view of the English being superior in rank and class in comparison to those in foreign countries including Scotland, India, and the New World. 367 more words

Standardizing English (2/27-3/3)

February 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today?

“Men, women, boys and girls worsted, cotton, thread, and silk stockings.”

Thomas Radcliffe’s lengthy advertisement filled more than two-thirds of a column in the… 386 more words

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Disrupting Class: Chapter 1: Why Schools Struggle to Teach Differently When Each Student Learns Differently


Like good business professors, the authors begin this chapter with a case: The school’s star forward is struggling in chemistry class, while others around him seem to get it. 561 more words

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