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Links for Monday, July 7, 2008

  • Programmable Web: Making Faces to Make Sense of Biomedical Data – “he ethnicity and gender of the face is selected at random for visual interest – you can turn this feature off if you so choose.The age of a face correlates with the publication date of the paper. Younger faces are more recent papers.A smile means that the paper has been cited more times than expected (based on its age). Larger smiles mean more citations.A frown means that the paper has been cited far less than you might expect.The raised eyebrows correlate with the impact factor (sort of – actually the Eigenfactor) of the journal in which the paper was published.
  • UK Guardian: Your Life Will Be Flashed Before Your Eyes – “Prototype contact lenses that include LEDs and circuits could become a tiny personal display