It's easy to spot the superficial rewriting of others' work when they're lists and you haven't changed so much as a single item. [TNW] Previously.
The president of the University of South Carolina resigned Wednesday after it was reported that passages from a weekend commencement speech were plagiarized from another speech by the former head of US Special Operations Command. Bob Caslen admitted lifting lines from Admiral William McRaven and said he was "truly sorry", reports CNN. "Know that life… READ THE REST
In this video, filmmaker Thomas Flight does a side-by-side comparison between Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel and a number of films he was "heavily influenced" by, mainly Bergman's The Silence and Hitchcock's Torn Curtain. Flight generously calls it "artful homage." As he points out, one cool effect is how Anderson often makes clever referential… READ THE REST
After Antiplagiat, a private plagiarism detection company, accused Russia's scientific and scholarly journals of being rife with plagiarism, self-plagiarism, duplication and other misconduct, the Russian Academy of Sciences chartered a committee to investigate the problem: their report confirmed the accusations, finding more instances of plagiarism/self-plagiarism, as well as instances in which the same paper was… READ THE REST
Marketing has changed. Old school advertising venues like print and broadcast are continuing to cede ground to the new kid on the block: digital marketing. And in case you need the proof, no less an authority than global investment firm Goldman Sachs can break it down for you. Analysts at Sachs found last year's pandemic… READ THE REST
Maybe it was your parents, or maybe, it was a friend. It could've even been with a co-worker over Zoom. But in all likelihood, you've probably had a recent conversation about the ease, efficiency, and health benefits of that buzz-worthy kitchen appliance of the moment: the air fryer. You had that conversation because, well, almost everybody… READ THE REST
The biggest concern when shopping for a Bluetooth speaker is often whether it's got the oomph to serve music at the volume you're looking for. On its own or looking in tandem with some friends (more on that later), the Altec Lansing BoomJacket Jolt Portable Bluetooth Speaker should more than satisfy the listening tastes of… READ THE REST