Cyberculture agenda: 2015 Pioneer Award Winners… More revelations from the Ashley Madison hack…

EFF Announces 2015 Pioneer Award Winners: Caspar Bowden, Citizen Lab, Anriette Esterhuysen and the Association for Progressive Communications, and Kathy Sierra Updates by Rebecca Jeschke Ceremony for Honorees on September 24 in San Francisco San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is pleased to announce the distinguished winners of the 2015 Pioneer Awards: the … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Rumors of Facebook’s Demise Among Teens Exaggerated”

The Unbearable Horror of Corporate Instagram Hashtags The prolific, epidemic, and ineffective attempt to reach young, hip, millennial consumers. in Matter, by Alana Hope Levinson STUDY: Rumors of Facebook’s Demise Among Teens Exaggerated All Facebook by David Cohen Despite the continuous flow of reports claiming that teens are done with Facebook, a new report from Pew … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Rapprochement between Greece and Russia…

Germany snubs Greece’s war reparations call as ‘dumb’ Germany snubbed Greece’s call for more than 278 billion euros ($306 billion) in war payments April 7, calling it “dumb” to mix World War II claims with Athens’ negotiations for more aid. MAIN FOCUS: Moscow lures Athens with investments | 09/04/2015  euro|topics Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime … Read more

Anthropology roundup: ” Anthropologists When They’re the Expert in the Courtroom.

We weaponized anthropology. Why didn’t it work? The Fabius Maximus website (blog) Yesterday’s post recommended Weaponizing Anthropology: Social Science in Service of the Militarized State (2011) by David H. Price (Prof of anthropology at St. Martin’s U; bio here). In this great book he describes one facet of America’s militarization .. View image | … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Obama and hackers… The Typical #Twitter User…”Technology’s Impact on Workers…

Google Says Driverless Cars Will Join The Roads In Less Than 5 Years  Social Media Week by Tyler Becker In two to five years, Google’s driverless cars could be on the roads, primarily collecting data on how they interact with other vehicles and pedestrians. Chris Urmson, the Head of Google’s Self-Driving Car initiative, said they are … Read more

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