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Zentity v2.0

Ahhhh! One of my “children” is growing up and maturing!

imageI am so proud of the team over at Microsoft’s External Research. They have done an amazing job with Zentity. The new version packs a great set of cool new features, building on the extensible nature of the graph

Professor Savas Parastatidis :-)

I arrived at home after a fantastic weekend in New York. Since my cell phone had run out of battery while I was still at the JFK airport, I was only able to check my email after I got home. The first message in my mailbox:

Subject: Professor Savas

Chemistry addin for Word available as Open Source

image[10]It’s soooo great to see the Chemistry addin for Word (previously known as “Chem4Word”) on Codeplex as an open source project. Congratulations to all the folks over at External Research and to Alex Wade in particular for driving this wonderful project and making it what it is today.

“Scholarly Communications” Group on Facebook and at the OCLC Mashathon event

Lee Dirks just created a “Scholarly Communications” group on Facebook. Most of my work while I was in Microsoft Research was associated/supported by Lee’s group. Lee and Alex Wade are doing an amazing job. They have so many ideas on how technologies could support the work