Cyberculture agenda: “HTTP error code 451 for Internet censorship… “ten-part series on surveillance & corruption…”Twitter Bots and Activists…

IETF approves HTTP error code 451 for Internet censorship Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow The 451 HTTP error code, first proposed in 2012 as a tribute to Ray Bradbury’s classic novel is now an IETF standard and is the preferred error message for a server to send to a browser when content is blocked for legal … 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

Cengiz Aktar: Temizlik

Duran adamlar… Temizlik   Gezi Parkı?nın o muhteşem keşmekeşi, o rengârenk yaratıcılığı, o zekâ dolu mizahı, o yumuşak anarşisi arasında en hoşuma giden mekân kütüphaneydi. İlk gün parkın çimlerinin üstünde kitabını okuyan,   polislere kitap okuyan ya da dikilmiş polislerin karşısında yerde kitap okuyan gençlerin kareleri belleğime nakşedildi. Polis ve kitap: Kol gücüyle beyin gücünün münazarası? Zor hatta … Read more

Top Ten Most Challenged Books for 2012 according to ALA…a Literati roundup…

ALA Announces Top Ten Most Challenged Books for 2012 from’s Writer’s Blog The American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom has released a list of the most banned books in 2012. Scholastic’s Captain Underpants series topped the list. The Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) says a total of 464 challenges were reported in 2012. … Read more

Faculty members and Online Education… and an academic roundup

Conflicted: Faculty and Online Education, 2012 Professors fear the growth (and question the outcomes) of online education more than academic technology administrators do, but many see promise in the medium — especially if they have taught an online course. ********* Pick of Recent Books that Most Probably Influence the Academic Thought from Ideas on Europe … Read more

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