The DJ Revolution, Bristol/Bath Music, Lowcountry Black History, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, June 1, 2021


EIN Presswire: New Aussie dance music website ‘The DJ Revolution’ officially launches (PRESS RELEASE). “Based out of Sydney, The DJ Revolution is essentially a network of established DJs, producers and dance music enthusiasts. Focussing on the more underground side of dance & electronic music, they produce industry news pieces, festival updates and feature articles. They also provide various free resources for DJs.”

uDiscoverMusic: Tears For Fears, Portishead Celebrated In New Project About Bath And Bristol Music Scene. “The new website features historical information on over 250 venues in the regions, alongside interviews with artists and producers. Users will also be able to access the information from a phone app in what developers are deeming ‘a location-based digital museum project taking you on a musical journey through Bristol and Bath.'”

College of Charleston: New Digital Exhibits Explore Untold Facets of Black History in the Lowcountry. “Since its launch in 2014, the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI) has worked with scholars and students to produce online exhibits, each dedicated to illuminating the Lowcountry’s forgotten histories. With topics spanning enslaved African Muslims to Charleston’s first Latino communities, LDHI’s team believes digital interpretation can play a major role in the preservation of diverse stories. This semester, LDHI, hosted by the Lowcountry Digital Library at the College of Charleston, has debuted two new exhibits, Hidden Voices and the Morris Street Business District.”

The Center Square Wisconsin: Group launches new interactive Wisconsin budget website. “There’s a chance for Gov. Evers, legislative Democrats, and anyone in the state of Wisconsin to create their own state budget. The Institute for Reforming Government this week launched a new interactive budget-making website.”


The Texas Record: Creating Records At Home, Part III: Various Devices. “Previously, we discussed Creating Records at Home, Part I: Microsoft Teams and Part 2: Zoom. In this article, we’re going to discuss the hypothetical situation of a records manager’s worst nightmare come true: employees creating records outside of the office’s network. A best practice for efficient managers is to analyze hypothetical risk to know how to prevent and address the risk if it were to ever occur.”

Daily Californian: ‘Own a part of history’: UC Berkeley to sell nonfungible tokens of scientific discoveries. “UC Berkeley will auction two nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, relating to Nobel Prize-winning inventions for the funding of future research and innovation. The NFTs being sold include digital art pieces consisting of the original patent disclosure forms behind former campus professor James Allison’s cancer immunotherapy research, for which he shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, for which campus biochemistry and molecular biology professor Jennifer Doudna shared the 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry.”


Chrome Unboxed: If You Want To Opt-out Of Google’s Controversial New FLOC Tracking, Here’s How. “Google’s controversial, new tracking method called the Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) is going live for some users in the United States, Canada, India, Japan, the Philippines, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, and Australia as a part of the company’s new Privacy Sandbox initiative. In the process, third-party cookies are becoming a thing of the past, and with that, many questions have come up regarding Google’s ability to have special, sole access and domination over user data.”

BBC: India-China border: Blogger jailed for ‘slandering’ soldiers who died in clash. “A blogger who made comments about Chinese soldiers who died in a Himalayan border clash with Indian troops last year has been sentenced to eight months in jail. Qiu Ziming, 38, was found guilty of ‘slandering heroes and martyrs’.”


Science|Business: IEEE and CERN Agree to Transformative Open Access ‘Read and Publish’ Deal. “The transformative read and publish agreement enables CERN-corresponding authors to publish open access articles in all IEEE journals and combines reading access to over five million documents from the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, including scientific journals, conference proceedings, and IEEE standards. The agreement also makes it more convenient for authors to publish open access articles with IEEE as article processing charges (APCs) are prepaid by CERN’s centrally funded IEEE open access APC account. CERN’s authors are now able to publish open access articles in 160 leading hybrid journals and all fully open journals published by IEEE, making articles instantly available and free to read by the general public.”

UPI: Massive data-sharing effort to help doctors diagnose rare diseases across Europe. “Doctors and medical researchers in Europe have undertaken a massive data-sharing project they hope will aid the diagnosis of rare disease. In a series of papers, published Tuesday in the European Journal of Human Genetics, researchers demonstrated how reanalysis of genomic and phenotypic data from patients with rare diseases — when combined with wide-scale data sharing — can increased the odds of accurate diagnosis.” Good afternoon, Internet…

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