#Journalism agenda: “RISJ Digital News Report: New models emerging from the wreckage of digital disruption…

RISJ Digital News Report: New models emerging from the wreckage of digital disruption  Journalism.co.uk by Nic Newman The 2017 Digital News Report offers some glimmers of hope that the news industry in Europe is beginning to move forward with new approaches and fresh thinking Using social media appears to diversify your news diet, not narrow it Nieman … Read more

#Cyberculture agenda: “How disinformation spreads in a network

How disinformation spreads in a network FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Disinformation is kind of a problem these days, yeah? Fatih Erikli uses a simulation that works like a disaster spread model applied to social networks to give an idea of how disinformation spreads. 2017 predictions for Big Data, IoT, and AI The Next Web by … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: PEW report on Information Overload… Mr. Robot Killing the Hollywood Hacker….

  Information Overload  Pew Internet Rss Feed: Reports Since the 1970s, the term “information overload” has captured society’s anxiety about the growth in the production of information having potentially bad consequences for people as they struggle to cope with seemingly constant streams of messages and images. The advent of the internet, it was thought, would only … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The Wild World of Telegram Stickers

The Wild World of Telegram Stickers Global Voices Online by Kevin Rothrock Telegram sticker set based on Leningrad’s hit music video, “Exponat.” 8 MSN Messenger emoticons that should be emoji Mashable! by Johnny Lieu It’s rare for Microsoft products to invoke a pleasant sense of nostalgia, but MSN Messenger is a piece of software that does. The truth … Read more

KickassTorrents at the Dark Web: lsuzvpko6w6hzpnn.onion

KickassTorrents Enters The Dark Web, Adds Official Tor Address  TorrentFreak With millions of visitors per day KickassTorrents (KAT) is currently the mostvisited torrent site on the Internet. Uber vs. Europe continues: Two executives convicted in France  Mashable! A French court has convicted and fined Uber and two of its executives for deceptive commercial practices and illegal business … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Google doodle for #InternationalWomensDay #8AdarêPîrozBe

Google’s International Women’s Day Doodle celebrates the remarkable women of the future Mashable! by Rachel Thompson National Security Experts Weigh in on the “Apple v. FBI” Battle – “If [the FBI is] lying, that would be a very, very big deal.”  Upvoted by Nick Dyen “Apple is being mischievous here,” two national security experts at the Brookings … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “World Leaders on Instagram 2016…

World Leaders on Instagram 2016 Executive Summary Most Followed World Leaders on Instagram What to Post? Accounts Worth Following Do they manage their own account? First, Let’s Take a Selfie About the Study Executive Summary Social Media, Smartphone Encryption, and Surrogate Motherhood  Slate Articles by Gabriel Roth Happy Friday, Slate Plus members! Here at Slate’s New … Read more

For the record, “Apple inventor Steve Wozniak was busted in high school for fake bomb- Cyberculture agenda…

Apple inventor Steve Wozniak was busted in high school for fake bomb Boing Boing by David Pescovitz From Woz’s Facebook: Google Is 2 Billion Lines of Code—And It’s All in One Place Wired Top Stories by Cade Metz By comparison, Microsoft Windows—one of the most complex software tools ever built for a single computer—is about 50 million … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Advocacy groups call on Twitter to restore API access to Politiwoops

Advocacy groups call on Twitter to restore API access to Politiwoops  Nieman Journalism Lab by Joseph Lichterman A collection of advocacy groups from around the world on Friday released anopen letter to Twitter, calling on the company to restore API access to Politiwoops, a site that archived politicians’ deleted tweets. RELATED ARTICLE A eulogy for Politwoops, … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Dictators’ favorite surveillance company hacked, Turkey files also exposed!

Here is the link to Turkey related files. Turkish Police forces paid 150 K, Here is the invoice… Dictators’ favorite surveillance company hacked and exposed online  Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza “Hacking Team” is a badly-named security contractor that helps governments spy on activists and journalists. It got hacked, badly, and more than 400GB of its data … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The rise of the messaging economy

The rise of the messaging economy  The Next Web by Ritika Puri Listen to Wikipedia change and grow Boing Boing by Caroline Siede Hatnote lets users hear the edits that are happening to Wikipedia in real time.Read the rest   Snowden vindicated Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza When the courts ruled NSA domestic spying illegal last week, it was … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Another blogger has been hacked to death in Bangladesh…”Microsoft says An Open Source Windows Is ‘Definitely Possible’

How Important Are Keywords In 2015? Social Media Week by Nicole Brown This article originally appeared on Convince and Convert and is written by Pratik Dholakiya. With every passing year, SEO moves further away from the realm of clear and simple guidelines to the world of blurry indicators and stringent punishments for perceived transgressions.2   Microsoft: An … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “An Emerging Science of Clickbait…”How to Fake your Location in Google Chrome…

Chromebooks: The Mobile Cloud Computing Catalyst social media vb by David H Deans ​While Microsoft and Intel were busy planning the introduction of a high-price Ultrabook PC concept — which was focused on vendor needs for higher profit margins — Google was working on developing a low-price Chromebook model that was targeted at an under-served market. How to Fake your Location in Google … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: KickassTorrents has to move to kickass.to… “DARPA’s Memex for searching the deep Web…

KickassTorrents Taken Down By Domain Name Seizure  TorrentFreak With millions of unique visitors per day KickassTorrents (KAT) is one the most used torrent sites on the Internet. DARPA’s Memex for searching the deep Web  Boing Boing by David Pescovitz DARPA’s “Memex” program is developing new search tools for the vast majority of the Web that isn’t indexed by … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Moot of 4Chan retires… “Apple’s Swift exploded in popularity in 2014…

Moot Retires From 4chan  Slashdot vivaoporto writes Moot bids his final farewell as the administrator of the (in)famous imageboard. The full resignation letter can be read on the site blog (it’s cool, it’s SFW) but for those who are not brave enough to dwell in the “underbelly of the internet” here are some excerpts: “I founded … Read more

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