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The nominations for the Covey and Simon Awards, presented by IACAP, are now open. Please, do take the opportunity to nominate both senior and junior colleagues, more details on IACAP's website.

http://www.iacap.org/awards/

One of the challenges of writing our Philosophy of Information textbook was finding the right platform for working together with 10+ authors on a single writing-project. Unlike the authors of the HoTT-book, we didn't opt for the most advanced option, namely git and GitHub, but for a mix of Word, SkyDrive, Google-Docs (now Google-drive), and Dropbox.

Luciano Floridi - The Fourth Revolution - A Series of Three, Short, Video Lectures for Computerphile, a Youtube Channel
First episode: Hyper History and Cyber War 

Second episode: How Intelligent is Artificial Intelligence? 
Third episode: forthcoming. 

The work of John Pollock has been made publiclly avalible here, thanks to his widdow Lilian Jacques:

http://johnpollock.us/

All his to be freely available for education and research (though, for commercial use, some of it might require a license).

There may be some unpublished work that will go up on this site. And the site may also host the works of others that are in some sense related to John's materials.

http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/

I’m David McCandless, a London-based author, writer and designer. I’ve written for The Guardian, Wired and others. I’m into anything strange and interesting.
These days I’m an independent data journalist and information designer. A passion of mine is visualizing information – facts, data, ideas, subjects, issues, statistics, questions – all with the minimum of words.
I’m interested in how designed information can help us understand the world, cut through BS and reveal the hidden connections, patterns and stories underneath. Or, failing that, it can just look cool!

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