This really great news, and a great tribute to all the LGBT service members. I like the thinking that this memorial can symbolize that DADT is a think of the past. LGBT Servicemembers To Receive Memorial In Congressional Cemetery| Gay News | Towleroad.
For members of the “Master Race”, this looks like a good departure for the Survival Genre. Survival Games Are Moving Beyond “Zombies & Crafting”.
Here’s a good run down of what’s been going on in the Federal Courts in regards to petitions to SCOTUS and movements in the various circuits over the last week or so. Same-sex marriage issue reaches the Court early (UPDATED) : SCOTUSblog.
This kind of thing has always been my fear of the increasing complexity of copyright law. Lawful, and rightful, critiques of works are more difficult to do because any online writer will begin to expect these kind of orders to start heading their way. Comics Artist Uses DMCA To Silence Critics Of His Contortionist Ladies.
This was a good article on dealing with creating trust in a digital repository program. Some of it focused on certification, à la TRAC, but the real meat in this one is how it deals with the obtaining trust from constituencies. One interesting point is that according to the author there are barriers built into our current […]
I’m going through a big article to-read backlog this whole week, so get use to all these. This was one from out of left field about how to approach researching student populations, specifically with the idea of how use what’s learned to guide all sorts of academic policy making decisions. A good introductory article to […]
I’m just saving this one. I’m going through the Deresiewicz piece carefully later this week. My first read has me siding very closely with Deresiewicz, but I’ve been known to say “It doesn’t matter where you go to, but what you make of your educational opportunities” William Deresiewicz’s Weird Anti-Ivy Elitism – The Conversation – […]
I agree to some extent what the author is saying here, but his rant on learning objectives is rather weak in my opinion. I’m also not really anti-rubric, and if created correctly, they don’t discourage creative and intellectual thinking. The Rise of the Helicopter Teacher – The Conversation – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher […]
I really like the indicators of success for an IR project as laid out by this project. Only one, relationship to digitization centers, isn’t always applicable to all IR programs.
Cities vs. Suburbs: Don’t Lie About Where You’re From | New Republic. Paging all those from “Atlanta”, you’re on notice.