Cyberculture agenda: “World Leaders on Periscope… Google explains how it fought webspam in 2015….

How we fought webspam in 2015  Google Webmaster Central Blog by Google Webmaster Central Search is a powerful tool. It helps people to find, share, and access an amazing wealth of content regardless of how they connect or where they are located. As part of Google’s search quality team, we work hard to ensure that searchers … 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: ISIS vs Twitter a data visualization… Prolific twitterbots…

ISIS vs Twitter: A cautionary tale told through data visualization  Boing Boing by Bob Parks A report by the Brookings Institution analyzed a sample 20,000 ISIS-supporting Twitter accounts, and sought to answer the question of how suspending accounts impacts the community.   Meet the Editors Fighting Racism and Sexism on Wikipedia Wired Top Stories by Issie Lapowsky Wikipedia’s … Read more

“Seven things you should know about Tor… Snowden on Games… WordPress vs. Blogger…Cyberculture agenda…

snowden on games xirdalium Here is a passage from chapter two of ↑Glenn Greenwald‘s excellent newest book “No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” (2014), which I’ve recently read: Seven things you should know about Tor Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Tor (The Onion Router) is a military-grade, secure tool for increasing the privacy and anonymity … Read more

A presentation: WordPress Security Best Practices

WordPress Security Best Practices from jessepollak

Hell yeah! WordPress Is 10 Years Old

WordPress Is Now 10 Years Old Ten years ago today, the first public release of WordPress became available. Initially started as a fork of the little-known blogging platform b2/Cafelog, WordPress has grown to be the largest CMS in the world, powering an astounding 18% of the web   WordPress is 10 years old today: Here?s … Read more The Pirate Bay’s IP address… a cyberculture roundup

Pirate Bay announces new IP address, proxy-friendly design from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Courts around the world have instituted censorship regimes that require ISPs to block the Pirate Bay. In response, TPB has added a new IP address ( by which it can be reached. It also has a new design that is especially … Read more

a new threat CISPA; WordPress dominates the blogging scene.. A cyberculture roundup..

Trouble in Trolltown from Updates by parker Judges Increasingly Catching On to Copyright Trolls’ Unfair Tactics Life under the bridge is a bit less comfortable for copyright trolls these days, as a series of legal losses continues to undermine their misguided business model. Trolls make their money through variations on a simple scheme: file … Read more

WordPress 3.2.1 comes with a burden: Missing visual editor…

Since this afternoon, I have been frustrated with the fact, I cannot post new stuff in my blog using the usual tools i had in my dashboard. I have asked around and people said they did not have any problems with the upgraded wordpress. However, in forums, i have seen that missing visual editor buttons … Read more

PEW Featured Report: Americans and their gadgets

PEW Featured Report: Americans and their gadgets In recent years the digital world has expanded far beyond the desktop, and consumers can now choose from an array of devices capable of satisfying their need for “anytime, anywhere” access to news, information, friends and entertainment: Facebook And Zynga Sued Over Privacy from All Facebook by Caitlin … Read more

WordPress founder in Turkey, a slide on Facebook Turkey stats and more..

Matt Mullenweg lecturing on 29 May. Contact info. Facebook Turkey stats here. ***************************** The Partisan Internet and the Wider World from …My heart’s in Accra by Ethan Is the internet making us more partisan? This is one of the most persistent debates in the study of cyberspace. Cass Sunstein, legal scholar, author and now Administrator … Read more

“Open Access at Duke

Global Pulse 2010: An invitation to talk to decision makers online

from Global Voices Online by Lester Bolicenni

global_pulseFrom March 29 to 31, Global Pulse 2010 aims to gather over 20.000 individuals and representatives of organisations in an online conversation dealing with topics ranging from human development to science and technologies.

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Warning! Erkan is working on a new design

last update: 01 October 2009

post-service settlement -Part III

Since I had become a free man again, one of the most productive things I am working on is the new design. I am just too happy with WordPress and the new theme. All goodies like ratings, or statistics, or taggins are other benefits. It seems that it works smoothly. I still have some transfer work to do but that’s all right. The static pages are also good. I will try to give news in blog posts whenever there are updates in Pages. So far, the blog has these pages:

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