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I am in the middle of a chapter in my dissertation on performance results from Discere – currently the section musing about the impact TIFF has on file sizes versus PDF. It still boggles me that TIFF is still so

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Discere – Spreadsheets, now in landscape

Time for another dissertation project update. One of the most frustrating file types to deal with is excel / spreadsheet files for a number of reasons. Spreadsheets are very flexible and provide very powerful mathematical tools in a way accessible

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Information Ethics Roundtable 2012

Mikal and I worked up a presentation on smart devices for the Information Ethics Roundtable in New York at Hunter College. I presented our talk in April which consisted of our policy based interpretation of external cognition, and some hypotheticals

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Ethics paper goes to print!

Roux B and Falgoust M – “Ethical Issues Raised by Methods of Data Acquisition for Research in Digital Forensics” is now in print in Vol 21, No 1 in the Journal of Information Ethics ( – I got my author’s

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First 2012 Discere Dev Update

My work on Discere continues. PST files have been supported for a while now, but lotus notes is the other half of the corporate email coin. Unfortunately, there are no cross platform open source libraries which support LotusNotes NSF files

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