Digital Freedom Depends on the Right to Tinker

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 8:39pm
One of the most crucial issues in the fight for digital freedom is the question of who will control the hardware that you have in your home, in your pocket, or in your own body.
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Between Openness and Privacy in Genomics

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 6:27pm
A discussion of how we could balance making the most of genomic data and its benefits with reducing its risks to privacy.
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The Argument Against Copyright in Legal Codes

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 6:23pm
Model codes incorporated into law are not, and should not be, copyrightable.
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“One D*mn Slide After Another”: PowerPoint at Every Occasion for Speech : Computational Culture

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 5:58pm
"PowerPoint provides a common infrastructure, a template for the organization of speech, and for the logic of argumentation. As such, it shapes and produces the world. "
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The spreading of misinformation online

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 4:55pm
The Web allows for the rapid dissemination of unsubstantiated rumors and conspiracy theories that often elicit rapid, large, but naive social responses.
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Library Catalog Maintenance

Library News - January 13, 2016 - 6:24pm
The library online catalog will be undergoing maintenance from Wednesday January 13, to Friday January 15th. During that time the catalog and some features of the library website may have erratic behavior.   Cover art, availability information, Holds, and My Account features will all be affected.  Searching for materials should still work as normal. Please … Continue reading Library Catalog Maintenance →
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January 2016 Book Display

Library News - January 6, 2016 - 4:27pm
Football is in the air and on the screen. Read the full post for January's display by visiting our blog
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