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LwL Podcast Episode 39: Angus MacDonald

In Episode 39 of the Librarians with Lives podcast I chat to Angus MacDonald, web and digital manager at CILIP, who is also a qualified information professional. 40 more words


What is social information processing in news aggregation?

The advent of social media platforms such as Digg, Wikis, Flickr, and blogs among others, underscores the change of the web to a participatory channel in which users are cooperatively making, accessing and spreading information. 383 more words


Starpunk: What if the future began with everyone, including you?

Starpunk began way back in 2015, when social networks were more innocent and forgiving places.

Or at least, they seemed to be.

This project began life as an indie sci-fi zine project. 356 more words

Google + Experience

I have added a collection to my Google +profile called  Poetic Statistics starting tonight I have shown my talent to the world. Please make sure to follow my collection if you’re using Google+ If anyone follows my collection I won’t be offended, I will just continue to write.  153 more words

African American Fiction

From "Free" Social Media to Real-World Surveillance State: How Can We Fix It?

It all began innocently enough.

Back in the 1995, the web was supposed to change everything. America Online compact discs flew through the air like frisbees. 857 more words

The Easiest Way to Defeat Trolls and Keep Yourself Safe on Social Media.

You’re smart. That means that you’re concerned about how social media companies are tracking you everywhere, selling your data, and basically stalking you — even when you’re not logged in. 337 more words

You're probably reading this on your phone. Are future social media sites more like phone networks than the websites of the past?

Imagine that you’re looking for a new phone service.

Take a look at the terms of service. It says:

“Dear new customer:

Your use of this phone service is completely free! 157 more words