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Author Archives: Karolina Janicka

Offline is the New Luxury by Alison Ballard

Date: 07 – 16 April 2017 More info Venue: Furtherfield Gallery Private View: Thursday 6 April 2017, 6 – 8 pm (register) Open 11 am – 5 pm, Thursday – Sunday or by appointment For her exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery, Alison Ballard ...

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Google vs book authors as Fair Use bites – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on the Net.Wars column on pelicancrossing.com This week, the veteran screenwriter Ken Levine started a thread on outdated terms in common use that no longer make sense, like “dial” and “tape”. “Carbon copy” persists as the “cc:” line email headers; ...

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Nu Web – what is to be done? Tim Berners-Lee on Internet regulatory ‘blind spots’ and political advertising scams

Originally published on March 12, 2017 Today is the world wide web’s 28th birthday. Here’s a message from our founder and web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee on how the web has evolved, and what we must do to ensure it ...

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What is next for tech journalism? – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.com on the Net.Wars column Yesterday in Cambridge, the veteran journalist Charles Arthur held an eventat the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CRASSH) that asked this: Has the public been well served by technology journalism? Arthur assembled ...

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AI & Politics – Episode III – Fri 31 March 2017

What are some project stories, what is the state of research in the space and how can AI be applied to affect the political process? Speakers: Miles Bundage – Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Future for Humanity Institute ...

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Who wants a working Internet? – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on the Net.Wars column on pelicancrossing.net on March 3rd 2017 “I thought the phone company would do it all,” John Connolly told me in 1993. Connolly is a largely forgotten grandfather of the internet: while at the National Science ...

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Wikimedia UK Education Summit #WMUKED17

Blog post by Josie Fraser, educational technologist and trustee of Wikimedia UK (originally published on the Wikimedia Blog) If you would like to attend, please sign up on the Eventbrite page. The Wikimedia UK Education Summit takes place on February 20th at Middlesex University, ...

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Wikimedia UK Education Summit at Middlesex University

by Wikimedia UK and Middlesex University Monday, 20 February 2017 from 10:00 to 17:15 (GMT) Hendon, United Kingdom The Wikimedia UK Education Summit, in partnership with Middlesex University, aims to bring together educators and Wikimedians to share ideas and best practice ...

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Facts are scarred – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net The late Simon Hoggart once wrote that the reason to take the trouble to debunk apparently harmless paranormal beliefs was this: they were “background noise, interfering with the truth”. There were, at the time, many people ...

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Digital Democracy Manifesto workshop

Digital Democracy Manifesto team for an afternoon workshop on 27 November at Newspeak House exploring digital deliberation and how can we can design online participatory processes that work for and empower everyone. In collaboration with Cybersalon and Digital Liberties Register on our ...

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