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Publishing gibberish …

Publishing gibberish (via Nature.com) Depressing article on how hundreds of papers have been withdrawn from peer-reviewed conference proceedings because they were generated by a software program that strings together random phrases of scientific sounding stuff.

Plagiarism in the digital age

Jason, Andi Garing and I were having a brief discussion about the concept of plagiarism, and what it means in the digital age of Google, mashups, retweeting, copy+paste. In talking to students and looking at what they do, I get…