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Always space for new findings in science

We rely on prior scientific discovery by researcher’s who are long time gone; or we recognize their findings as true only after their scientific break-through becomes common knowledge. Accepting a (fresh) research-finding is difficult because it breaks one (or more than one) old perceptions. Finding something new is also difficult for the same reason. It […]

5 Steps to Research Data Readiness – a guide for IT managers

The following content was extracted from a presentation of the Digital Curation Center in the UK. The context of the presentation is region-oriented, but it still contains valuable information for anyone dealing with research data anywhere. Research data is a valuable resource that needs to be properly managed if the maximum return on research investment […]

Facebook goes public, time to hide from Google!

I am not going to write about Facebook, even though the title starts with “Facebook goes public”. Sure it was such a great news, great financial turmoils, many discussions on internet, over-priced, bubble-boom etc. I am no longer scared of Facebook privacy either. By the end of the day, it is just one more website […]

Google; Not a web friendly company any more

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Playground

Somewhere in the year 2004, Tim O’Reilly defined a new web referred as Web 2.0. This new web was a shifting paradigm of users that interacted and collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue. The users played the role of the creators of the content, in contrast to what might have been called Web 1.0 that was a passive publication of information with few creators and many consumers.

Presenting Open Data Albania @ TEDxPrishtina

This is a Video from the TEDxPrishtina event on the February 17th, 2011 (Indipendece day in Kosova). If I may sound geeky sometimes laughing alone, it is a problem with the audio. You are not hearing the reaction from the auditorium and I am left to laugh alone on the video

List of English Stop Words

Stop Words are words which do not contain important significance to be used in Search Queries. Usually these words are filtered out from search queries because they return vast amount of unnecessary information. A better definition is provided below: “Words that do not appear in the index in a particular database because they are either […]