Installer for the most recent Chromium browser release

I keep forgetting this link, so I am putting it here for future reference. http://chromium.woolyss.com/ This website contains a full installer for the Chromium browser. This is much needed, because the folks at Google provide Chromium as installable software. However, its open-source counterpart Chromium was lacking a way to easily install itself, especially on Windows. Now there … Continue reading Installer for the most recent Chromium browser release

rchiveit 1.4.0

I am pleased to announce the availability of rchiveit v1.4.0. This version corrects a few minor bugs, including one when a journal has more than one publishers. It removes the quite annoying scrollTo action, which used to happen before the results where returned. Rchiveit now returns more entries when multiple results are retrieved. It correctly represnts SHERPA/RoMEO’s … Continue reading rchiveit 1.4.0

Review: PeerJ

Similarly to what I did for the Journal of Open Research Software, I keep following some proposals to write consumer reports of academic journals. It is the turn of PeerJ. PeerJ is an open access peer-reviewed journal in the areas of Biological, Medical and Health sciences. While it appears to be out of scope for a … Continue reading Review: PeerJ

Call for Papers: 15th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES 2014)

As Social Media Chair of the upcoming PROFES 2014 conference, I am glad to announce the call for papers below. Download the PDF file of this CfP. 15th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES 2014) December 10-12, 2014, Helsinki, Finland Website: http://profes2014.cs.helsinki.fi Twitter: @PROFES_conf Conference Background And Topics PROFES is the … Continue reading Call for Papers: 15th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES 2014)

Ineed.coffee license upgraded to CC-BY 4.0

As the License page now states, the contents of this website (with exception of the projects) are now licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0). Ineed.coffee by Daniel Graziotin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The upgrade is not really going to affect how people can … Continue reading Ineed.coffee license upgraded to CC-BY 4.0

Kickstarting the OKF Open Science group for Italy

I received the honors (and the responsibilities) to kickstart the Italian chapter for the Open Knowledge Foundation Open science working group. I am so happy that I have not been alone since the beginning. Together with two OKF Italia founding members (my old friend Maurizio Napolitano and Francesca de Chiara) and two first open scientist … Continue reading Kickstarting the OKF Open Science group for Italy