What we read this week (6 June)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ Labs.

Publishing

Health Tech

Thoughtful article by Maxine Mackintosh about the 23andMe and AirBnB partnership

Tech

Loads of interesting data in the new Ofcom report about media use and attitudes in the UK. It contains the sobering stat:
“One in three adults never use a computer to go online and one in ten only use a smartphone, an increase since 2017.”

And finally…

A chart from from 1973 in Scientific American showing that a person on a bicycle the most efficient among man and machines.  Steve Jobs said “the computer … is the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds”

What we read this week (31 May)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ Labs.

Publishing

Open Research

Social media and metrics

Health Tech

Product Management

And finally…

A video from 1974 showing what kids thought the year 2000 would be like, a single European currency, voice activated doors, flat screen interactive TVs,  they will never catch on…

What we read this week (24 May)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ Labs.

#scholcomm

Publishing

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What we read this week (17 May)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ Labs.

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What we read this week (10 May)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ Labs.

And finally…

Unlocking 100 years of scientific papers: How Scholarcy partnered with BMJ to further I4OC

Reference mining is fundamental to the creation of citation networks and rich, discoverable digital libraries. In recent years, a number of tools have been developed to address this need, but they are often limited by input format, infrastructure requirements and runtime performance. The most recent developments in this space have focused on reference mining PDFs from arts and humanities literature, but there’s a growing need for a fast, accurate way of extracting and parsing references from a wide range of documents and formats across the full research landscape.

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