I guess it is life… “Adblock Plus now selling ads”

Adblock Plus now selling ads  Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza Adblock Plus is to begin reselling the ads it blocks, replacing websites’ original ads with ones under its control—and which it takes a fat cut of the revenue from. Adblock Plus Wants to Make Money by Serving You More Ads MIT Technology Review A service meant to … Read more

Journalism agenda: “How Are Journalists Using Social Media? (Report)

How Are Journalists Using Social Media? (Report)  All Facebook by Kimberlee Morrison Social media has grown from friend communication service to all-encompassing digital life tool. During this digital evolution, journalists who were early adopters and used social sites for both gathering information and broadcasting content have become a core part of many platforms. A white paper … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Big Data might justify racism in wrong hands… Wikipedia’s use of artificial intelligence…

Wikipedia is using artificial intelligence to get more actual humans writing articles The Next Web by Napier Lopez Better artificial intelligence is often associated with the detriment of a human workforce, but judging by some new practices by the team at Wikipedia HQ, it doesn’t have to be that way. Racist algorithms: how Big Data makes bias seem objective  Boing … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Signs Point to Unencrypted Communications Between Terror Suspects…

Signs Point to Unencrypted Communications Between Terror Suspects The Intercept by Dan Froomkin In the wake of the Paris attack, intelligence officials and sympathizers upset by the Edward Snowden leaks and the spread of encrypted communications havetried to blame Snowden for the terrorists’ ability to keep their plans secret from law enforcement. Yet news emerging from … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Ada Lovelace Day… “A long interview with Snowden…

Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating the Achievements of Women in Technology  EFF.org Updates by Annelyse Gelman Happy Ada Lovelace Day! Please join us in commemorating the life of Ada Lovelace by celebrating the achievements – past and present – of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.   Snowden for drones: The Intercept’s expose on US drone attacks, … Read more

Data battles in Europe: “NSA spying means US servers are not a fit home for Europeans’ data…Cyberculture agenda..

EU top court: NSA spying means US servers are not a fit home for Europeans’ data  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Historically, US companies have been able to get around the (relatively stringent) European data-protection rules thanks to a “Safe Harbor” agreement between the US and the EU — but Max Schrems, an Austrian privacy activist, … Read more

Buyrun: Perşembe 18:30’da Santral’de @BBCTrending etkinliğinde Cumhurbaşkanlığı Seçimleri

  İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Halkla İlişkiler ve Kurumsal İletişim Yüksek Lisansı programının misafir edeceği #BBCTrending ekibi başta olmak cumhurbaşkanlığı seçimleri olmak üzere bir forum gerçekleştirecek. Bekleriz. Bu arada, tartışma İngilizce olacak. 7 Ağustos 2014 Perşembe- Santral Kampüsü E4-305      

Erkan in Bonn, Germany to attend The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (@DW_GMF)

I will fly in a few hours to Bonn. The 3-day program looks fantastic. Hopefully, I will blog about it or tweet.  Digitalization and participation politics occupy a central role this year and that’s all I am for… Hopefully, I will also see Christian Runkel who is one of the most loyal reader of this blog … Read more

Akşama santrale buyrun? Jeff Jarvis (@jeffjarvis) Dijital Demokrasi üzerine konuşacak (İngilizce) @ifbilgi

Tarih: 26 Mayıs, 2014 Pazartesi Saat: 19.00 Yer: santralistanbul Kampüsü, E4-305 Konuşmacı: Jeff Jarvıs (Director, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at Cuny?s Graduate School of Journalism) Domino Konuşmaları seminer dizisi, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Pazarlama İletişimi  (Marka Okulu) ile Medya ve İletişim Sistemleri Yüksek Lisans Programları tarafından düzenlenmektedir.