Categories links Links for 5-Sept-07 Post author By tom Post date September 5, 2007 1 Comment on Links for 5-Sept-07 Coveredinbees.org Climate protest vs fuel protest ‘Blocking ads is theft’ MP3 of brilliant talk by Richard Smith drawing parallels between closed-access academic publishing and the slave-trade BMJ 1997;314:497 (15 February) Why the impact factor of journals should not be used for evaluating research Per O Seglen (no correlation between journal impact factor and citation rate of individual articles) George monbiot on how nonliberalism became a dominant myth of our time and why we need more state intervention xkcd: ‘You know how some people consider “may you have an interesting life” to be a curse’? On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog redux: it’s easy to be somebody when you are somebody else Mindhacks.com Interview about the politicisation of Russian psychiatry Sliding blocks flash game Joe Queenan’s Guardian review of Knocked Up: ‘This is a film for teenage boys who dream of growing up to be teenage men.’ Review of new Dylan biopic Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related ← Ethical consumerism → DSEi 2007 One reply on “Links for 5-Sept-07” The piece on Adblock is really interesting. And very frightening. Again, it goes to show the horrible misuse of intellectual rights (not “property”). They were supposed to encourage artistic and technological progress, and their main aim now is to make new technologies illegal ! Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.