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3-D Printing

I believe 3-D printing and its implications on intellectual property is an interesting topic. Clive Thompson recently wrote a brief article on this in Wired: http://www.wired.com/design/2012/05/3-d-printing-patent-law/
For a more detailed look, please see Michael Weinberg's white paper, It Will Be Awesome if They Don't Screw it Up: 3D Printing: http://www.publicknowledge.org/it-will-be-awesome-if-they-dont-screw-it-up... more »

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E-book Annotation Sharing Alternatives

For the group developing standards for e-book annotations, sharing of these needs to be more discriminatory than the current "all or nothing" that Amazon does with Kindle. I would like to be able to:
1) Share some annotations but not others (both within the same title or across different titles).
2) Share specific annotations with specific groups. For example, if I'm reading a book that my book club is doing, I may only... more »

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Georeferenced Maps, best practices

Develop best practices for creating, organizing, providing discovery of and access to geo-referenced images (for example digitized historic maps or aerial photographs). This could include suggestions for:

Access points: coordinates, scale, resolution, date(s), format, title, publisher

Access point standards: WKT, LCSH, TGM

Workflows and networked data: Geonames, LC coordinate-enhanced subjects, OCLC coordinate-enhanced... more »

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