A Critical Review of Frameworks for Digital Literacy: Beyond the Flashy, Flimsy and Faddish – Part 1 – ASCILITE TELall Blog By Professor Mark Brown, National Institute for Digital Learning, Dublin City University The simple fact is that digital literacy is now essential for successfully living, learning and working in today’s increasingly digitalized society and knowledge economy. This fact is the new reality of life in the 21st Century. As a recent UNSECO report states: Digital technologies now underpin effective participation across many aspects of everyday life and work. In addition to technology access, the skills and competencies needed to make use of digital technology and benefit from its growing power and functionality have never been more essential (Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, 2017a, p.4).
Mad Scientist Laboratory [Editor’s Note: Regular readers will note that one of our enduring themes is the Internet’s emergence as a central disruptive innovation. With the publication of proclaimed Mad Scientist P.W. Singer and co-author Emerson T. Brooking’s LikeWar – The … Read the rest
6 Books You Probably Don’t Know About That Will Keep Your Attention Until The Very Last Page – Collective Evolution Reading is incredible. It sparks our imaginations, enhances our critical thinking skills, improves our vocabulary, exercises our brain, and much more. While our love for reading in general will never die, it does seem that, these days, its popularity has waned significantly. Many kids today, and plenty of adults too, can’t seem to wrap their heads around sitting and doing ‘nothing’ for any extended amount of time when they could instead experience new and intense sensory information every few seconds instead. You’d be hard-pressed to find a child (or teen) that won’t throw a fit the moment you take their cell phone or iPad away from them, and it’s not illogical to wonder if children today are even using their brains; surely the constant TV watching and time spent on social media doesn’t challenge their minds in the way that a book can. Whether you’re an adult or a child, reading is definitely a good idea; the key is to find something that interests you.
New ways to help teams work faster and smarter with G Suite Today’s workplace is vastly different than it was 30 years ago. It used to be that a business could rely on a single team in a single location to get things done. These days, business is more diverse, dynamic and distributed than ever before. Decisions have to be made fast, teams need to align quickly and time can’t be wasted on repetitive, manual tasks. Consequently, companies that rely on decades-old, legacy work systems may find they aren’t agile enough to compete and stay relevant. Dark Web Search Engine Kilos: Tipping the Scales in Favor of Cybercrime March 5, 2020 With the recent indictment of Larry Harmon, alleged operator of the Bitcoin tumbling service Helix and darknet search engine Grams, we decided to profile the follow-up to Grams: Kilos. In November 2019, a dark web search engine called “Kilos” emerged from the depths of the cybercriminal underground, ostensibly to play the role of new heavyweight champion of search engines for cybercriminal marketplaces, forums, and illicit products.
kitty - the fast, featureful, GPU based terminal emulator — kitty 0.16.0 documentation Offloads rendering to the GPU for lower system load and buttery smooth scrolling. Uses threaded rendering to minimize input latency.Supports all modern terminal features: graphics (images), unicode, true-color, OpenType ligatures, mouse protocol, focus tracking, bracketed paste and several new terminal protocol extensions.Supports tiling multiple terminal windows side by side in different layouts without needing to use an extra program like tmuxCan be controlled from scripts or the shell prompt, even over SSH.Has a framework for Kittens, small terminal programs that can be used to extend kitty's functionality. Screenshot, showing vim, tig and git running in kitty with the 'Tall' layout Quickstart Pre-built binaries of kitty are available for both macOS and Linux. See the binary install instructions.