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Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

The Engineering Archive now has had more preprint submissions in 2019 than were submitted in all of 2017! Not #AprilFools!

Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

Don't live where you grew up. 

Study guide Q 

Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

history, google maps 

Anybody else struggle filling out a form that asks if you are an expert in something? I have a really hard time saying, "yes, I'm an expert in that!"

Snow woes 

Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

Loving the growth trend of preprint submissions to Engineering Archive!

Check out all of the stats here: blog.engrxiv.org/stats/

Serving only 5 years, he will be the shortest serving Chancellor in our university's history.

Our chancellor just abruptly announced his retirement for later this year. Interesting.

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"Impacts of Engineering: An Introductory Course in Engineering Featuring Social Justice" - :oeng: osf.io/mqwdb/ #engineering #openengr

The reviewers who didn't like that this paper was 26 pages and said nobody would read it at that length would really hate my highly cited 54 page article.

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In case people missed it, the whole University of California system (public unis in California) cancelled their subscriptions and deals with Elsevier 🎇 the split is over open access, lock-in, and exorbitant pricing

Read more: news.berkeley.edu/2019/02/28/w

#scholcomm

I guess it isn't too bad when the peer reviews just say to make the article shorter.

Pessimism 

We have 2 to 3 feet of snow on the roof of our house already. Supposed to get 6 to 9 inches of heavy, wet snow tonight. Hoping the roof doesn't collapse!

fossil fuels 

Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

I'm hiring someone to work with me in the new lab we're creating Plymouth State University (NH) to support engaged pedagogies! Please share this listing with your best instructional designers & pedagogues, esp. those with passion for interdisciplinarity & open education! jobs.usnh.edu/postings/31996

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