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Mapping Paintings

This past summer, Boston University professor Jodi Cranston created Mapping Paintings. Hyperallergic describes Mapping Paintings as “an open-source, searchable platform for compiling provenance data for individual artworks (not just paintings, despite its name), from owners to past locations to details of

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Eurosurveillance

Eurosurveillance is not what you think. It’s common nowadays, for individuals to assume malicious intent when we hear the word ‘surveillance’, and more often than not we aren’t wrong. But Eurosurveillance isn’t interested in European peoples’ personal lives, their friends

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Dangerous Fruit: Mystery of Deadly Outbreaks in India Is Solved (click image for link)

“It was an unexplained illness for so many years [;] this is kind of emblematic of why we collaborate, to build this kind of systematic approach.” The concept of engaging and contributing with others in your field, regardless of status

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Posted in Knowledge Structures, Linked Open Data, Open Data

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