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I wrote a short script that downloads YouTube videos from channels I like so I can watch them wherever I want, whenever I want, and with whatever media player I want.
secluded.site/replacing-youtub

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Red social de libros, comparte los libros que lees con su calificación, los libros que tienes en lista de pendientes, crea tu reto anual de lectura, recomienda libros a tus amigos....y lo mismo lo puedes ver de tus amigos....

Os dejo mi perfil: goodreads.com/nefertary

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many of my academia colleagues seem to dislike teaching. personally I much prefer teaching than the pressure to publish just because, the fetishization of ‘original research’. I'd be a happy girl teaching daily and publishing at will.

I think it does better for the world, too. if we put more energy into good teaching and less into article quantity we'd have more article quality.

When I do not know what to do (on , on ...), I always come back to this episode:

"The Opposite", 5x22 .

- Jerry (to ): "If every instinct you have is wrong, then the opposite would have to be right."
😜 😄

I've run a big query on (nitter.net/). I wanted to retrieve tweets that people share about my papers, website projects, etc., and it works. I don't use Twitter but Nitter to follow some users.

The query is as follows:

concept1 OR concept2 OR url1 OR url2 OR url3 OR url4 OR ("my name" AND (concept3 OR concept4 OR concept4))

Now I have a section on my webpage for the social impact of my research including the results achieved: wpd.ugr.es/~pedrolr/#impact

Achieved it! I have added a small colophon to my web:

"Just a simply webpage ... Based on StartBootstrap but with no trackers, no javascript and no Google fonts".

wpd.ugr.es/~pedrolr/

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I've published a new paper on Covid-19, 2 Spanish digital media (okdiario.com and eldiario.es), and Facebook. Using web scraping techniques, I extracted the keywords of the digital news. I used the interactions on Facebook as a measure of its consumption. Finally, I designed wordclouds for the visualization of the digital news content.

The doi is: doi.org/10.3145/epi.2020.jul.0. It has a 6 months embargo, but you can contact me to get a brief sketch. Also, I wrote this post:
noblogo.org/plr/covid-19-medio

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the weirdest thing in finishing my phd is I won't be a student anymore. after degrees in both comp-sci and linguistics I think I'm through, even if I want to learn something else I'm not going back for a third bachelor's.
but I've been a student for the past 30 years, it'll be strange to not have this status anymore.

doubly so if I end up kicked out of academia. I forgot how it feels to not be affiliated with some ivory tower or another. can ppl just... exist? by themselves? without OED access?

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Inventaire is a free open source platform for cataloguing and sharing physical books, with its own database of titles built upon Wikidata.

You can follow the project at:

@inventaire

The website is at inventaire.io

#Inventaire #Books #Authors #Reading #Libraries #Sharing #BookSharing #WikiData #FLOSS #FOSS #Libre

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it’s interesting how books on writing or research advice, self-help etc. as well as career counselling appear to be so blind to the actual hard part of academic life – money, job market, immigration problems, exploitation of unpaid work, institutionalised disregard for personal life, performative sacrifice, widespread mental health crisis etc.

yes I can write 15 minutes a day and follow my passion. now what’s the motivational advice on deportation and encroaching fascism?

I have one month to write a project (first draft) for the Individual Fellowships of the Marie Curie Actions. It would be to work in Tampere, Finland. I've been already there in 2017 and 2019 for 2 research stays. I love that city and that country.

The aim of the project is to carry out studies on international and comparative librarianship, considering Finnish public libraries as the model of good practice for the Spanish ones.

But I'm at that point where I don't know how to start ✍️

Last week I removed Google Fonts from my website. I'm using a link to fontlibrary.org, and since sometimes it takes time to be displayed, I will try to install the same fonts from local.

According to uBlockOrigin, I'm using 4 JavaScript elements, but the website still works if I disable them.

Is it really bad to have some JS on a website?

I published a paper on university library users satisfaction (doi.org/10.3989/redc.2020.2.16 :OpenAccess: ).

It is based on 3 Libqual studies carried out in 3 universities from Spain, Chile and Argentina. We compare the results by Libqual dimensions (Service Affect, Library as Place, and Information Control), and the satisfaction by gender.

In this post I present the paper in Spanish and English:

noblogo.org/plr/actualidad-en-

Hace unas semanas publiqué "COBib-Públicas: observatorio de las públicas en durante la pandemia por -19 basado en digitales".

I published "COBib-Públicas: observatory of public in during the Covid-19 pandemic based on digital ".

- Web: wpd.ugr.es/~pedrolr/cobib-publ.
- Abstract: noblogo.org/plr/cobib-publicas

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me at 20: i want to do AMAZING RESEARCH that CHANGES THE WORLD

me at 30: i want to live in a hobbit hole and bake bread

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