Category: Skinning the Internet

Suggestion to eLifeScience.com for email alert, online search, navigating their database of bibliographic data

https://elifesciences.org/contact Can I get lists of bibliographies and email alerts in machine and human readable format? Reading html is tedious and your people never pick display formats that are easy for me to read. I have to deal with all formats and data and knowledge in the Internet. The usual ones like xml and html
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“ECommerce” to “secure transactions” and flexibility on Twitter and Internet sites

https://twitter.com/RichardKCollin2/status/1471511031574716420 You really ought to say “secure transactions” instead of “ECommerce”. “Donate”, “support”, “invest”, “crowdfund”, “share”, “collaborate”, “encourage”, “mentor” are growing faster that old style “we sell, you buy, nothing else” relationships. All need secure transfers and places. If Twitter is too stingy to have an edit, then they should have a spell check and
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Emoji languages – symbols and communication

Emily, Humans and animals with eyes are pretty good at quickly identifying things seen in the past.  It is a basic survival skill.  “Identify the person”, “Identify the weapon”, “Identify the ripe fruit”. So when training populations for basic survival, you probably have to go back to “Identify and classify quickly” – if you value
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Comment on Viki playback speeds, image controls, and search screens

I have reviewed the use of video playback speeds in various services.  YouTube uses 0.25, 0.5, 0.75, 1.0, 1.25, 1.5, 1.75, 2.0 but it is not sufficient.  I have experimented with speeds from 1/100 to 100x or faster.  Rather than a fixed set of speeds, an intelligent assistant can help. For action movies, they have
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Comments on PubFacts.com – is it for real? What and who is it for?

I came across PubFacts.com while searching for “parallel sequential” “fluorescence in situ hybridization”.  There is no location or identification information. No team.  It looks like someone copied material from PubMed and MedLine then put really basic queries and listings.  I wrote to ask them who they are, where they are, and what their goals might
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Image handling on the Internet, Pixels around a star

Thanks for the links. I spent the last few days going over the NexGen Level 3 Weather radar system. I downloaded many example datasets and tried to review and organize all the parts of it. Looking to see how to integrated radar, satellite, SDR (electromagnetic networks of many sorts), GPS and other sensor networks and
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NASA Web methods, policies, practices, staff, training, purpose

Emily, I have not forgotten about you and NASA.gov. In fact, I spent many full days checking different aspects of what is going on, who is doing it, who it serves, how much (if any) user involvement is allowed, the level of practice shown in the pages, integration (or not) with contractors and federal agencies,
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Sample Internet Foundation Tasks and Projects

Sample Instructions: “server boxes” project Research “old computers with barebones boot and run my own server” Buy old or new mid tower that can hold 6 disks, fast SATA, NVME SSD for memory mapping to handle big transfers at maximum speed.  And enough processors to run batch jobs like compile chromium process google ngrams gather
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New Video: Counting as Organization, with Objects in Javascript for Wikipedia and the Internet

I am pretty exhausted, I have to ask others for help, rather than figuring it out myself. Counting as Organization, with Objects in Javascript for Wikipedia and the Internet – https://youtu.be/m2-Hd1VNfYE In the video I show some small steps as part of a broad program of changes over the whole Internet, but no way to
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