Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Open access research, open source voting - and 'creating' more difficult than ...

Groundbreaking University of California policy extends free access to all scholarly articles written by UC employees
http://osc.universityofcalifornia.edu/2015/10/groundbreaking-presidential-oa-policy-covers-all-employees/edu

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Humanities What's The Big Idea
http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2015/10/26/452003593/the-humanities-what-s-the-big-idea

Humanities and liberal arts semantics and 'positioning' games?
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Politico CA Playbook includes a bunch of UC Regents associations...
http://www.politico.com/tipsheets/california-playbook/2015/10/politico-california-playbook-presented-by-phrma-libby-on-hot-oakland-kamalas-grande-steinberg-making-his-move-210945

Gets into open source voting, the (lucrative?) pharma clinical trials industry in CA,  and

see if you can catch all the UC connections,  relationship chart links in it


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The Oakland mayor (a new one, not the UC alum one who endured being called Quanland) comes up in it, and occasionally in some stories on UC -- but what is being done on  higher ed (not just higher ed UCOP headquarters networking..but the places with actual instruction, classes going on) in Oakland?
e.g. Mills, see:

https://jfprk.wordpress.com/2015/10/22/mills-and-capital/

...State of UCB and Mills relationship these days?
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the Guv's view on climate change and UC highlights destruction accomplishments:
http://uclafacultyassociation.blogspot.com/2015/10/the-governors-view.html

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and then see UC view on the Gov and the Bay Bridge
 highlights how creation accomplishments are harder to fulfill:
Remaking the Bridge,’ 25 years and $6.5 billion...
http://news.berkeley.edu/2015/10/22/sf-oakland-bay-bridge-soaring-costs/

Replacing the eastern span of the Bay Bridge — a vital link between the East Bay and San Francisco — was originally projected to cost $250 million. By the time the span was completed, the project came in at $6.5 billion.

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