By the end of today, someone will make the one-millionth Hypothesis annotation. Who will it be? Will they be factchecking a news article? Linking crucial information to a scientific study? Unpacking a short story with other students? Collecting data for new research? We are about to find out!
The Margin Newsletter #2 Since we last updated you we’ve accomplished a tremendous amount. We’ve shipped key enhancements (and have many more in store), made life easier for developers, hired staff and secured substantially more funding. We’re excited to bring you some of our recent news, and hope you might connect us to some new [...]
UPDATE to a previous post "Preventing Abuse". UPDATE (2017-02-26) In 2016 we held a panel discussion on this subject at I Annotate. https://youtu.be/i2yFnu_pCGI?t=1s In light of recent events (here, here, and here), Hypothesis launched a small research initiative to gather different points of view about website publishers and authors consent to annotation. Our goal [...]
When you install the Hypothes.is Chrome extension, you will receive a notification from the Chrome browser asking for a certain set of permissions. Chrome overstates what Hypothes.is needs permission to do -- we don't use your camera, for example! We ask for these permissions because the extension needs them in order to work [...]