Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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Retiring rchiveit and its rchive.it domain

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Four years have passed since the launch of rchiveit and its domain rchive.it. For those who did not know, rchiveit is (used to be) a modern frontend to SHERPA/RoMEO, for discovering how and when to self-archive academic articles and make them openly accessible to everybody in the worlds. I developed rchiveit mainly for two reasons: to refresh my JavaScript knowledge (and tryout Bootstrap), and to...

JORS Associate Editor positions

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The Journal of Open Research Software is seeking candidates to serve as additional Associate Editors, due to the increase in the volume of submissions to the journal. We are seeking Associate Editors from all fields of research, however we are particularly seeking candidates with the following expertise or experience: Geospatial software Classification software Medical image processing Life...

First proposal for guidelines for psychoempirical software engineering

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Today at the 7th International Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE 2015), an ESEC/FSE 2015 workshop, I had the pleasure to present and share our initial proposal for guidelines for psychoempirical software engineering. In short, psychoempirical software engineering is what I called doing empirical software engineering with psychology theory and measurement instruments. The proposal is...

My OS X-friendly Docker LAMP, MySQL, and Apache-PHP images now support Vagrant-based boot2docker boxes

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As of today, my three Docker images osx-docker-lamp, osx-docker-mysql, and osx-docker-apache-php support boot2docker run through Vagrant. In short, when running boot2docker through Vagrant, you should add the following three environment variables VAGRANT_OSX_MODE="true" for enabling Vagrant-compatibility DOCKER_USER_ID=$(id -u) for letting Vagrant use your host user ID for mounted folders...

Announcing osx-docker-lamp

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I am glad to announce osx-docker-lamp, an out-of-the-box LAMP+phpMyAdmin Docker image that *just works* on Mac OS X (and on other operating systems, as well). osx-docker-lamp, which is published as dgraziotin/lamp in the Docker Hub, is an open source Docker image, which makes sure that Apache and MySQL have proper write support, also when mounting volumes on OS X (for example, when sharing the...

Repubblica Popolare di Bolzano

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“Repubblica popolare di Bolzano” (translated to People’s Republic of Bolzano) is a data visualization and visual journalism project. The project was born in order to show to the local community of Bolzano/Bozen, Italy, who are the members of the Chinese community of the city, and what they think about the cultural settings of Bolzano/Bozen and Italy. The project aims to overcome...

Announcing Altmetric support at The Winnower

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As part of my commitment to make The Winnower a (even more) better place to publish scientific results and discussions, I am proud to announce that each archived article at The Winnower now features Altmetric stats. Josh posted a nice article explaining why Altmetric is an important feature to foster scientific discussion. I suggest you to read it. The most important point to be echoed here is...

Joining The Winnower

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I am proud to join The Winnower, a revolutionary open science project, as Web software engineer and advisor. The Winnower is an innovative open science publishing platform-i.e., an academic journal-that employs open post-publication peer review. The platform aims to revolutionize how science is communicated by breaking down the barriers to scientific communication. While its founder Josh...

Announcing mbpfan-v1.7.0

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The last update to mbpfan happened almost 1 year and a half ago. Besides having little time to invest in this project, I had the issue of not possessing a Macbook anymore. One week ago, my faculty assigned me a shiny new Macbook Pro 11,1. Just in time, because the new Linux 3.1.5 kernel was breaking mbpfan (or better, mbpfan was not suited for the new kernel). It was time to update the project...

Installer for the most recent Chromium browser release

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I keep forgetting this link, so I am putting it here for future reference.

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 is a way.

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

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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: Twitter: @PROFES_conf Conference Background And Topics PROFES is the premier forum for...

Ineed.coffee license upgraded to CC-BY 4.0

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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 use the material from Ineed.coffee. As long...

Kickstarting the OKF Open Science group for Italy

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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 to join (Alessandro Sarretta and Angelo Varlotta), I aim...

Joining the Journal of Open Research Software

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I am proud to join the editorial board of the Journal of Open Research Software (JORS), an Open Access journal sponsored by the Software Sustainability Institute. JORS is a new entry in the academic publishing landscape; however, it is an innovative journal that deserves attention from scholars. It features peer reviewed software papers describing open source research software with high reuse...

rchiveit v1.3.0 – blazing fast

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I am pleased to announce the availability of rchiveit v1.3.0. This version features a strong code cleanup and a cache system. This means that if you are not the first one looking for a specific term, the results will be displayed amazingly fast. The cache system is temporary. It keeps the searched records for 7 days. The version is already live at . If you visited rchiveit before, you may want to...

rchiveit v1.2.0 – now with permalinks and UTF-8 encoding

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I am pleased to announce the availability of rchiveit v1.2.0. This version features a major refactoring of the codebase and two important features: Permalinks for journals! You can actually bookmark the entries now. Try to see Nature entry UTF-8 was forced for SHERPA/RoMEO XML. This means that words like Educa��o will now be displayed correctly. The version is already live at . If you visited...

What is self-archiving and why should I care? Workshop slides

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Tomorrow I will deliver a presentation at my Faculty. The topic is “self-archiving” research articles, or green Open Access. Below is the description of the workshop. At the end of this post, I share the slides of the workshop. Workshop on self-archiving Computer Science studies SPEAKER: Daniel Graziotin, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano TITLE: What is self-archiving and why should I...

rchiveit v1.1.0 – search the publisher self-archiving policies

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I have just released rchiveit v1.1.0 on GitHub. This version brings several improvements, summarized here: It is now possible to search the publisher’s default self-archiving policies. For example, if your conference paper is published by the general ACM Proceedings in the Digital Library, you can just see what ACM default policies are. Share buttons are disabled when the screen is too...

Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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dgraziotin

Dr. Daniel Graziotin received his PhD in computer science, software engineering at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. His research interests include human aspects in empirical software engineering with psychological measurements, Web engineering, and open science. He researches, publishes, and reviews for venues in software engineering, human-computer interaction, and psychology. Daniel is the founder of the psychoempirical software engineering discipline and guidelines. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software, academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal, and academic editor at the Open Communications in Computer Science journal. He is the local coordinator of the Italian Open science local group for the Open Knowledge Foundation. He is a member of ACM, SIGSOFT, and IEEE.

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