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Millions of Computers for Millions of Children

Yesterday ( it should be now read “a couple of years back”)while giving a talk, I was asked this rhetorical question (not verbatim, but close): “What did you say was the sample size of your study?” “Two. This was a … Continue reading

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Academia Misfitya

1 The problems of academic misfits =================================== Many things are said which might require a background without which they may appear to be incoherent, or is it that they are actually incoherent and background is not required at all? Maybe … Continue reading

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Plagiarism Vs. Copyright

It is in the interest of the publishers to confuse plagiarism with copyright. And many people wouldn’t know the difference. So here is a difference between the two: First, plagiarism is a violation of academic norms but not illegal; copyright … Continue reading

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Open Access Manifesto

Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world’s entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a … Continue reading

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