This & that
- The Swedish Research Council now requires that researchers funded by them make their findings freely available to the public, for instance by publishing in open-access journals. Very interesting.
- YouNoodle predicts what a startup company will be worth in three years’ time. It “is based on rigorous quantitative analysis of historical data and the application of the latest relevant theory” and “focuses on the team (backgrounds, education, dynamics between team members), advisors (backgrounds, track record), financial factors, and company concept.“
- Data-mining medical records could predict domestic violence (Wired)
- IT Conversations has an interview with Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell, the authors of the book Total Recall – How the E-memory revolution will change everything, which discusses what will happen in the near future when we will be able to record and remember everything about our lives.