Cyberculture agenda: Twitter’s Data Grants initiative; DRM the root of all evil; EFF’s HTTPS Everywhere + Firefox …

Twitter opens its data to researchers and academics with new Data Grants initiative Twitter has been busy opening its data up to media ? through a deal with CNN and Dataminr ? and the music industry ? via an agreement with 300 Entertainment ? and now it is focusing on helping researchers and academics. Why DRM is the root of … Read more

Busy week with course registrations and Social Media Week

(from L to R) Haluk Şahin, Erkan Saka and Serhat Ayan This week is the course registration week and we are supposed to be in the office all day all week. Well, I still miss the early hours, but students can reach me in myriad ways and sometimes a phone call from a student wakes … Read more

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