The online vigilante justice group, anonymous, has hit out at the MIT for the role they purportedly played in bringing about the demise of Aaron Swartz. They took down the Cogeneration Project page and another page which seems to not be loading now. They apologized for taking the Cogen project page down and launched the … Continue reading #Anonymous Hack MIT Sites: In Memoriam, Aaron Swartz
Reblogged from my previous post on the Community Medicine Education Blog, as a part of the new series where I go about de-mystifying stuff that confuses… mainly me! Of late, in all our Journal Clubs, design effect seems to get a lot of attention, so much so, that there has been talks of having a … Continue reading A Lexicon for Public Health Students: The Design Effect
With an innovative move to have open peer review of submissions to the IJMI on the G+ community (closed and available only to the members of the group, who are invited by the Moderator/Editor of the Group), they have broken new ground. Now open peer review is nothing new. The BMJ has, amongst many other … Continue reading Social Peer Review: The IJMI Breaks New Ground
This is a new series of posts in which I intend to de-mystify some concepts that are largely confusing (to me) and try to come up with some simple, sticks-to-memory explanation for the same. I may make mistakes in unearthing these concepts since I a myself learning more about these, so do be kind in … Continue reading A Lexicon for Public Health Students: Hobson’s Choice
In an announcement in the Official Google Enterprise Blog, it was revealed that the Google Apps free version is no no longer available. While I always thought that this was a possibility, I never really thought that Google would kill the whole program! I use Google apps for a number of domains, like, http://pranab.in, http://scepticemia.com, … Continue reading Google Kills Free Google Apps: I am worried!