#cyberculture agenda: A British citizen used a Google doc to disseminate tactical vote…

Meet the woman who created a Google doc on how to tactical vote  Mashable! by Liza Hearon The resistance is alive in Britain, and it’s armed with a spreadsheet. A super detailed, exquisitely crafted Google spreadsheet called “How to Vote to Stop the Tories” started doing the rounds on social media almost immediately after a snap … Read more

#Journalism agenda: “Time for Journalists to Encrypt Everything”

How four international news outlets are creating truly digitally native content (and making money off it) Nieman Journalism Lab by Kevin Anderson If you don’t have revenue, you don’t have a product: It’s one of the first things I tell my clients. With the news media facing extreme economic pressure in many countries, I was keen, … Read more

#Cyberculture agenda: New Pew Research- “Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age Pew Internet Rss Feed: Reports by Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech   (filistimlyanin/iStock.com)Algorithms are instructions for solving a problem or completing a task. Recipes are algorithms, as are math equations. Computer code is algorithmic. The internet runs on algorithms and all online searching is accomplished through … Read more

Journalism agenda: The BBC White Paper…

What does the future of the BBC look like as a more diverse and distinctive organisation? Journalism.co.uk As the BBC’s current charter expires at the end of 2016, the government has drafted a white paper to outline key changes for the broadcaster’s future The BBC White Paper is a recipe for long-term decline open Democracy News Analysis … Read more

Journalism agenda: EU, US Respond to Erdoğan’s Criticism Against Diplomats who attended Journalists’ trial…

US vows to keep following journalists’ trial despite outrage from Ankara U.S. representatives will continue to monitor judicial proceedings like the controversial trial of daily Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Can Dündar and Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gül despite harsh criticisms from Ankara, U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby has said EU, US Respond to Erdoğan’s Criticism Against Diplomats  Bianet … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: The Verge explains ” how Twitter’s new algorithmic timeline is going to work

Here’s how Twitter’s new algorithmic timeline is going to work theverge.com – Casey Newton – Feb 6, 2:51 PM Twitter went into an uproar Friday after a BuzzFeed report that the social network was on the brink of tossing its traditional timeline for a Facebook-style feed. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tried to calm fears this … Read more

Literati roundup: “IFLA Publishes a Statement on Privacy in the Library Environment…

IFLA Publishes a Statement on Privacy in the Library Environment At its 14 August 2015 meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, the IFLA Governing Board endorsed an IFLA Statement on Privacy in the Library Environment. The FAIFE Committee oversaw preparation of the Statement and benefitted from consultation with IFLA units and various Internet civil liberties advocacy … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: EU summit on climate and energy, Ebola…”Cyprus President replaced by Greek PM at EU summit…

Cyprus President replaced by Greek PM at EU summit  EurActiv.com Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was hospitalised ahead of the first day of the EU summit yesterday (23 October), and was replaced at the summit by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. This is the first time that a leader from another country replaces a colleague at the EU … Read more

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