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You Can’t Navigate out of a MOOC

My career in libraries began as a detour from religious studies, with a part-time graduate student job at the UVa Library’s Electronic Text Center. Once I started down this path, for better or worse, I never returned to a traditional academic career. 3,375 more words

Digital Humanities

Inside The Dark Web - Documentary

Twenty-five years after the World Wide Web was created, the issue of surveillance has become the greatest controversy of its existence. With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor people’s every move, this programme meets hackers and scientists who are using technology to fight back, as well as the law enforcement officers who believe it’s leading to opportunities for risk-free crimes. 14 more words


Web 1.0, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, onwards & upwards?

So, what version is your web then?  Web 1.0, Web 2.0 or have you got the latest??

Web 2.0

At a web conference in 2004 Tim O’Reilly made popular the phrase Web 2.0.  581 more words


The .COM domain name celebrates 30 years

On March 15th 1985, the very first .com domain was registered. The company with first domain, was a company called Symbolics, (which has since defunct). This was about a year after the… 163 more words


Spotted elsewhere: Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s Reddit AMA


An AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Sir Tim Berners-Lee, on Reddit. Sir Tim Berners-Lee not only invented the World Wide Web (WWW), but also made it freely available, thus giving up any royalties. 237 more words


Google's safe browsing service now targets 'unwanted software'

SAN FRANCISCO – Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites. 443 more words


Welcome to the Age of Acceleration

Exploding and imploding markets, instant innovation, “killer” applications: Disruption is a feature of Digtal Enlightenment, not a bug, as Ossi Urchs and I argue in the sixth of ten theses in our book… 607 more words