Knowledge is Power: Open Access, Equity, and Cornell’s Land Grant Mission

In the context of a university such as Cornell, open access is often viewed through the lens of academic scholarship. But it can be, and is, so much more. Many Cornell programs further Cornell’s land grant mission by providing open access resources to the general public. A panel of representatives from some of these programs will discuss their work, its impacts, the importance of open access to their mission, and how they strive to make their respective fields more accessible and equitable through their work with open access projects. Moderator: Craig Newton, Co-Director, Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law Panelists: Sara Frug, Co-Director, Legal Information Institute, Cornell LawJim DelRosso, Assistant Director, Catherwood Library, ILR SchoolChristopher Wood, Managing Director, Center for Avian Population Studies and Director, eBird

Source: Knowledge is Power: Open Access, Equity, and Cornell’s Land Grant Mission

I Used Facebook Without the Algorithm, and You Can Too | WIRED

I Used Facebook Without the Algorithm, and You Can Too | WIRED https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-use-facebook-no-algorithm

Mattermost Platform Overview | All Communications On One Platform

The only unified solution with a shared set of platform services and a powerful UI structured around channel-based communications, checklist-based process automation, and card-based task and project management.
https://mattermost.com/platform-overview/

My biggest problem with Slack is it’s great for chat, but poor for project management. Yes I can integrate all the apps but the integrations are limited. Mattermost promises Bette project management tools and workflow management. Worth a look.

Android 12 Released

Android 12 delivers even more personal, safe and effortless experiences on your device. With a redesigned UI, new privacy features and tools that let you jump right in.

Source: Android 12

Ubuntu 21.10 has landed | Ubuntu

14 October 2021: Today, Canonical released Ubuntu 21.10 – the most productive environment for cloud-native developers and AI/ML innovators across the desktop, devices and cloud.

https://ubuntu.com/blog/ubuntu-21-10-has-landed

Updating Drupal core via Composer 

To understand how Composer manages Drupal dependencies, see Using Composer with Drupal. To decide if Composer is a sensible way to update, compare the available options.
For convenience, these instructions include the Drush commands necessary to complete an update: many people find Drush quicker and easier than the web-based admin area.
If this is an existing Drupal site, where Composer has never been used before, make sure it’s ready for Composer first.

Source: Updating Drupal core via Composer | Updating Drupal | Drupal Wiki guide on Drupal.org

With Drupal 9 updating core with Composer is the way to go.

Livewire for Laravel

Livewire is a full-stack framework for Laravel that makes building dynamic interfaces simple, without leaving the comfort of Laravel.

https://laravel-livewire.com/

This looks intriguing. The promise is a sort of shortcode powered ajax interaction for dynamic elements in web pages.

Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix, Hulu and Prime Video the Week of October 11, 2021 | Cord Cutters News

Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix, Hulu and Prime Video the Week of October 11, 2021 | Cord Cutters News https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/heres-everything-coming-to-netflix-hulu-and-prime-video-the-week-of-october-11-2021/