Why is the latest internet craze so difficult? An engineer explains…
What do we really know about the linkages between good metadata and positive, productive user experiences with scholarly journals?
Joe Esposito revisits his 2012 post on the unstated theory of the e-book, which assumes that a book consists only of its text and can be manipulated without regard to the nature and circumstances of its creation. This is only one theory of many, but it is now the prevailing one.
Are you a word “nerd”? Do you know who coined the word “nerd”?
Turns out, digital transformation is actually more human than technical. Learn more in these case studies from Emerald and De Gruyter.
How much jargon is too much jargon?
A look at BioASQ — an annual competition to develop AI systems to help drive medical progress.
What does it actually mean to read digitally? Revisiting a 2018 post in light of the ongoing, pandemic-fueled drive to digital.
The Journal of Open Source Software was designed from scratch using the principles of open source and software design practices. This has both advantages and disadvantages, particularly with respect to elements of the traditional scholarly publishing ecosystem.
How big is the universe? How small is the quantum realm? The answer lies in a sheet of A4 paper…
Oh the joys of running a home office…
Emerald Publishing’s identity strategy aims to re-conceive their publishing platform as a digital experience that builds emotive connections with users and seamlessly delivers the answers they need.
Mark Thomas discusses lessons learned in moving ALPSP’s face-to-face workshops into an online offerings.
Last week the UK government COVID held a press briefing in an attempt to get the country behind new travel and social restrictions. What lessons can we learn from this bad example of how not to present evidence to support our positions?
Beloved by Stanley Kubrick, hated by Nazis — a look at Futura, the font of the future.