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Google and the Miseducation of Dylann Roof. What Happened When Dylann Roof Asked Google For Information About Race? This undated photo appeared on a website investigated by the FBI in connection with Dylann Roof, who killed nine people in a Charleston, S.C., church in June 2015.

What Happened When Dylann Roof Asked Google For Information About Race?

AP hide caption toggle caption This undated photo appeared on a website investigated by the FBI in connection with Dylann Roof, who killed nine people in a Charleston, S.C., church in June 2015. Dylann Roof murdered nine people in a church basement in Charleston in 2015. 'Overnight, everything I loved was gone': the internet shaming of Lindsey Stone. In early January 2012, I noticed that another Jon Ronson had started posting on Twitter.

'Overnight, everything I loved was gone': the internet shaming of Lindsey Stone

His photograph was a photograph of my face. His Twitter name was @jon_ronson. Cookies are Not Accepted - New York Times. Calling Bullshit — Syllabus. Logistics Course: INFO 198 / BIOL 106B.

Calling Bullshit — Syllabus

University of Washington To be offered: Spring Quarter 2017 Credit: 1 credit, C/NC Time and Location: Wednesday 3:30-4:20 MGH 389 Enrollment: 160 students Instructors: Carl T. Tilly and the Buttons – online sewing workshops. Truthy Lies and Surreal Truths: A Plea - Hybrid Pedagogy. Don’t click here: Facebook, algorithms, & articles you’re not meant to see. How well do you trust what you read online and in social networks?

Don’t click here: Facebook, algorithms, & articles you’re not meant to see

It is highly likely that the quality of digital texts and links that you obtain as you read search and sift through the internet has been slowly degrading. This is because without knowing it, something called the filter bubble is sifting and limiting your learning process. This may have the ultimate effect of limiting your worldview and the connections that you make online.

This also has the potential to limit your students as they read, write, and participate in a networked, global economy. Many of us believe that we live in a connected world where the web affords unprecedented learning opportunities that make information plentiful and put experts at our fingertips. We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned : All Tech Considered. "The whole idea from the start was to build a site that could kind of infiltrate the echo chambers of the alt-right.

We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned : All Tech Considered

" Fanatic Studio/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Fanatic Studio/Getty Images "The whole idea from the start was to build a site that could kind of infiltrate the echo chambers of the alt-right. " A lot of fake and misleading news stories were shared across social media during the election. Taboola and Outbrain: Combating a bad reputation (and each other) Outbrain and Taboola’s founders set out to make the Internet a better place.

Taboola and Outbrain: Combating a bad reputation (and each other)

So why does everyone seem to hate their products? Outbrain is Yaron Galai’s fourth company, but it’s the one he wanted to build all along. He has sought to make money, and help publishers do the same, by recommending their content to online readers. With his other three digital advertising companies, which had successful exits, he got distracted by banner ads and other common forms of online advertising. With Outbrain, it’s different. Afflictor.com · “Zuckerberg Said, ‘A Squirrel Dying In Your Front Yard May Be More Relevant To Your Interests Right Now Than People Dying In Africa’” When the Internet Thinks It Knows You. ONCE upon a time, the story goes, we lived in a broadcast society.

When the Internet Thinks It Knows You

In that dusty pre-Internet age, the tools for sharing information weren’t widely available. If you wanted to share your thoughts with the masses, you had to own a printing press or a chunk of the airwaves, or have access to someone who did. Controlling the flow of information was an elite class of editors, producers and media moguls who decided what people would see and hear about the world. They were the Gatekeepers. Then came the Internet, which made it possible to communicate with millions of people at little or no cost.

Investigatory Powers Bill: what is it and how will it affect you? R Kikuo Johnson.

Investigatory Powers Bill: what is it and how will it affect you?

Bursting the Facebook bubble: we asked voters on the left and right to swap feeds. The 2016 election took place under the spectre of a bubble.

Bursting the Facebook bubble: we asked voters on the left and right to swap feeds

Not the subprime mortgage lending bubble that shaped the 2008 election, but the “filter bubble”. Tens of millions of American voters gets their news on Facebook, where highly personalized news feeds dish up a steady stream of content that reinforces users’ pre-existing beliefs. Facebook users are increasingly sheltered from opposing viewpoints – and reliable news sources – and the viciously polarized state of our national politics appears to be one of the results. Criticism of the filter bubble, which gained steam after the UK’s surprising Brexit vote, has reached a new level of urgency in the wake of Donald Trump’s upset victory, despite Mark Zuckerberg’s denial it had any influence.

Impartial journalism is laudable. But false balance is dangerous. On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog - Wikipedia. 6 really practical ways to protect your privacy online. Before we start, a word of caution.

6 really practical ways to protect your privacy online

If you’re a journalist or activist, or if you believe you might be personally targeted for electronic surveillance, you need a comprehensive digital security plan. Please consult a digital security expert and do not rely on any one app to protect your information. 1. Update your apps, computer and phone When you receive a notification to update the software on any of your devices, you should almost always do it straight away.

The best thing to do is to turn on automatic updates for your apps and operating system. Six easy ways to tell if that viral story is a hoax. “And so it begins … ISIS flag among refugees in Germany fighting the police,” blared the headline on the Conservative Post; “with this new leaked picture, everything seems confirmed”. The image in question purported to show a group of Syrian refugees holding ISIS flags and attacking German police officers. For those resistant to accepting refugees into Europe, this story was a godsend. "A cute young girl watching a toad" Stock photo and royalty-free images on Fotolia.com - Pic 3583441.

Where should you draw the line between your personal life and your teacher identity? On Tuesday, I get tattooed for the seventh time. Some would say it’s the teenage rebellion I never quite grew out of. But then, at 32 and with a similarly tattooed spouse (and a mother who I’m convinced will get her first by the end of the summer) I’ve not really got anyone to rebel from. No time for social media? Build an online presence in just 5 minutes a day. Building a social media profile does not have to take a lot of time, but it has to take lots of times explains Tristram Hooley Social media is a powerful tool that can help to drive your career forwards.

People with strong online footprints are easier for employers to find. Who is the woman in the first world problems meme image? - Quora. Example visitor and resident maps. Below are a number of maps we have collected in various sessions. They are included here to highlight some of the themes we have regularly encountered. There is, of course, no standard way to create a map so don’t worry if the maps you receive from users look different than these.

Firstly, for clarity, the following are digital copies of the maps David draws in the video. Note that David uses Facebook only as a kind of address book; therefore, it is in the visitor end of the continuum. This is a map created by a senior manager at a session delivered at EDUCAUSE 2012. Visitors and Residents. Una Mullally: We face uneasy truths about the media after Hillsborough. Launch of new resources to support the development of digital career literacy – Adventures in Career Development. At the International Centre for Guidance Studies at the University of Derby we are about to launch a new resource for teachers and career development practitioners. The resource will help them to enhance learners’ digital career literacy skills. The resources include lesson plans, worksheets and presentation slides based around the 7Cs of digital career literacy.

Together these resources form a comprehensive programme for KS3, 4 and 5 students. What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything? Don’t Feed the Haters: The Confessions of a Former Troll. So this doctor accidentally texted a woman asking for a medical advice and… got great advice back. Don’t Be Fooled: Use the SMELL Test To Separate Fact from Fiction Online. Welcome to 'the worst job in the world' – my life as a Guardian moderator. Podcast Extra: Jon Ronson and Public Shaming - On The Media. The dark side of Guardian comments. Module Overviews. How can I delete my Facebook account and start afresh with a new one?

Copyright, Creative Commons, OERs. OpenAttribute. Big (MOOC) Data. What percentage of MOOC students have completed more than 1 course?