Check Out Facebook's Nerdy Library Of Its Research Papers

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http://techcrunch.com – If subjects like “XORing Elephants: Novel Erasure Codes for Big Data” get you all worked up, you’ll dig the “Research Publications At Facebook” site, which collects scientific papers written by Facebook employees and researchers. Ranging from hardcore engineering to the sociology of social networks, the library puts Facebook’s open-sourced knowledge all in one place. Now, for a site designed to show how smart Mark Zuckerberg’s crew is, I’m dumbfounded that it only offers each research paper in downloadable PDF. Perhaps it wanted to preserve the (IT news)