Online Tools for my Students. The 2nd Edition. Part I

Well, it was to update my tools list as the new semester starts:) This is the essential part. The second part will include many untested tools I came upon during my never ending surfing sessions… Submitted by: wenz Posted at: 2010-07-08 09:48:15 See full post and comment: *********************************************************************************** Online Tools for my Students. The … Read more

Turkey has no shame: Vimeo censored now… #vimeobannedinturkey #censorshipinturkey #turkey #vimeo

Turkey Adds Video-Sharing Site Vimeo to List of Blocked Websites

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METALHEAD (Part 9)- Death Angel back with old good thrash

album of the week Relentless Retribution ~ Death Angel erkan’s best of- song 012 Kreator- Hordes of Chaos new stuff At The Edge Of Time ~ Blind Guardian Path of Fire by Aeon Audio Secrecy ~ Stone Sour A Thousand Suns ~ Linkin Park older stuff Temple of Knowledge by Kataklysm special interest Ot Serdca … Read more

A video: Preview of Five Minarets in New York (New York’ta Beş Minare)

….another ambitious and sensational Turkish movie to be released… From Wikipedia: Five Minarets in New York (Turkish: New York?ta Beş Minare) is an upcoming Turkish action film directed by Mahsun Kırmızıgül. The film?s title is a play on popular folk song, Five Minarets in Bitlis.[1] and a cinema roundup: Turkey’s Golden Boll film festival draws … Read more

Tonight, the 6th episode of Sosyal Medya @sosyalmedyatv @cuneytozdemir @ardakutsal

Tonight comes the 6th episode of Sosyal Medya. I was a bit disappointed with the last episode as my involvement in choosing guests were minimised and we have had a lower rating. Today we are back at business. Our main guest will be Cüneyt Özdemir, the well known TV Journalist whose one of new projects … Read more

Hanefi Avcı arrested. Former police chief, notarious with torture allegations, is now hailed as the symbol of freedom by some…

Avcı detained on charges of aiding terror organization However, it is well known that the telephone conversations of Ergenekon suspects were legitimately wiretapped by prosecutors overseeing the probe on court Former Turkish police chief taken into custody from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Daily News with wires Turkish police have detained former police chief Hanefi … Read more

E-workshop on digital and media anthropology starts at EASA Media Anthropology network.

E-workshop on digital and media anthropology starts now!! from media/anthropology by John Postill ** via Media Anthropology Network mailing list ** Dear All Welcome to our e-workshop on digital and media anthropology! As I said in a previous announcement, we thought it would be interesting to continue on this mailing list the face-to-face conversations we … Read more

FP blog on the 6 mysteries about Stuxnet

Stuxnet 6 mysteries about Stuxnet from FP Passport by Blake Hounshell By now, you’ve probably heard of Stuxnet, the mysterious computer worm that infects Windows computers running software designed by Siemens, the German industrial giant. The software, Simatic WinCC, is what’s known as a SCADA system — “supervisory control and data acquisition” — and it’s … Read more

Euro roundup: “Red Ed” shifts Labour to the left, Greek economy etc…

Ed Miliband… MAIN FOCUS: “Red Ed” shifts Labour to the left | 27/09/2010 from euro|topics Ed Miliband has edged out his brother David to win the elections for the position of chairman of the British Labour Party. The victory of Ed Miliband – situated on the party’s left – means a change in direction for … Read more

“Neal Stephenson’s Novel Experiment”

Neal Stephenson’s Novel Experiment from Shareable – Sharing by design by Paul M. Davis A few weeks back, I wrote about authors Laird Harrison and Jesus Angel Garcia, who are leveraging the social web to distribute excerpts of their novels in unusual ways. Now comes word that Neal Stephenson, with his new publishing startup Subutai, … Read more

PM Erdoğan’s inclusive media opening praised while Taraf journalists spend their days courtrooms…

Turkish daily Taraf has its day in court from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Daily News with wires The staff of one Turkish newspaper had a very busy day at Kadıköy Courthouse on Friday, with 18 journalists from daily Taraf attending 44 different hearings Ahmet Altan. Taraf’s chief editor. Hürriyet photo Erdoğan’s new stance draws … Read more

President Gül’s unfortunate statement on web censorship

from Turkey’s Gul says pleased with increasing consencus on new .. President Gul attended the World Leaders Forum at the Columbia University in New York and delivered a speech “What Next? Turkey’s Global Vision for a Prosperous Future”. Referring to the blocked access to some global sites, President Gul said, “I want to reiterate once … Read more

Erkan’s Field Diary: Top posts of the week and the month

Top Posts for 7 days ending 2010-09-26 1- A video: Turkish Porn Star Şahin K?s comedy film trailer 2- Elif: Aşk-ı Memnu: Forbidden love killed a woman and injured the rest 3-Two art galleries attacked in Tophane, Istanbul 4- A video: ?UBRIVO ? PORNO STAR 5- Turkish TV series, a threat to conservative imaginations 6- … Read more

Barbie, the journalist

Mattel introduces new Journalism Barbie from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin Barbie® I Can Be…? News Anchor Doll Event: 17th World Editors Forum in Hamburg 6-8 October from Editors Weblog – all postings by Emma Heald The 17th World Editors Forum will take place this year in Hamburg, Germany from 6-8 October, focusing on mobile … Read more

İsmail YK in Transporter 3

While I was watching Transporter 3, something familiar caught my eye. Here in this scene (click on to enlarge) on the right side there is a poster that announces a concert in Paris by İsmail YK, lately popular for his Facebook song, and his band, Yurtseven Kardeşler, the group he was a member of at … Read more