Dave’s Digital Digest #3

Dave’s Digital Digest #3

Welcome to this week’s digest. In an attempt at better legibility I’m amending the format slightly, let me know what you think. As ever, we start with the essentials.

The Best Bits

The document…

UK children’s media literacy report

The concept…

Hacking management and forking

The News…

The big news this week has been the launch of Google’s new social networking service Google+

The Cluster…

The start of the week saw a lot of tweeting and blogging about infographics (those handy pictorials that explain concepts or ideas in a funky graphical style with great examples and hints and tips All very Information is Beautiful.

These are some examples of those I came across this week:

3D printing explained

The-science-of-social-timing

History of Computing

Google’s green side

web-designers-vs-web-developers

history-of-the-iphone

unix_family_history_tree

10 mind blowing mobile infographics

The-Life-of-a-Facebook-Photo

Web 2.0 organizational-charts/

The Scandal…

Twitter was taken by storm over allegations of plagiarism by Johann Hari. See his response here

Child Protection young people online and privacy

professor-sonia-livingstone

Alex Krotoski – youth culture

Deleting a profile

social-monitor-tracks-and-warns-you-of-dangerous-social-app

online-accounts-could-be-verified-using-indian-governments-unique-id-project

the inclusive-museum-journal-volume-3-number-4

A Security firm who updates you’re status’ whilst you’re away

facebook-and-you (Yougov)

CEOP child-exploitation-agency-extent-of-sexual-abuse report (Guardian story)

http://www.fosi.org/first-ladies-initiative-for-online-safety.html

http://www.kidsandmedia.com.au/

http://www.medialit.org/

Childwise research

E- Learning and digital inclusion

Jisc tools for creating online (open source) resources

http://edudemic.com/2011/06/better-grades-social-media/

http://www.tildee.com/about

Digital-inclusion-efficiency-fundraising-for-charities-non-profits

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/article.asp?ID=2689

internet-use-in-the-uk-the-evidence-june-2011

10-ways-wikipedia-has-changed-education/

http://educationaltechnology.ca/couros/

http://educationaltechnology.ca/couros/1480

housing care in the digital age

How to teach next generation open-source using scratch

[open source]

This was pretty big week for Open Data links too, see below.

http://www.openculture.com/

scraperwiki,

open-source-tutorial

http://restorm.com/

Life in a day in your home

architecture-open-source-applications-learn

Does it make sense for governments to make their content creative commons/ fully public

https://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/27193

creative commons

new-bill-would-require-carriers-to-reveal-data-caps-4g-speeds-and-more

vaizey-to-hear-new-media-on-digital-copyright-web-blocking/

http://www.gigswiz.com/

open-health-challenge

http://www.google.com/publicdata/home

http://inkscape.org/

open-source-technologies-local-engagement-and-innovation-global-health (TedX)

http://creativecommons.org

http://notanalternative.com/blog/clay-shirky-talk-open-source-activism-and-creative-practice

Could you imagine a world without net neutrality or Facebook?

how-open-source-cms-joomla-grew-to-23-million-users

Copyright

The more I think about it, the more I realise that issues of copyright are intertwined with Open Source and net neutrality. This story (more) highlighted the murky waters of fair use and artistic licence. See what you think. For more head here everythingisaremix.info/ here pixelalbumart or lego-hip-hop-album-covers

Some other copyright and the internet stories

Internet Copyright

paramount-cease-and-desist-targets-3d-printer-pirate

creative-commons-book-launch

images-copyright-part-1-photographs

The Art(s)

iPod Manhole Cover and other urban art japery

http://www.owlproject.com/about

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/news/register-now-digital-day-events/

homelessness-art-display-sale

http://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=6689

google goggles and the getty

Gaming the museum

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=146697018724319

Google street view as photography

Facts and blather

Education and social media

Social-web wave hits emerging Asia

Social media research bibliography Part 1 and Part 2

http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=3335

The internet and democracy

Google’s war on nonsense

open-or-proprietary-its-whether-it-works-or-not

internet-use (Helen Milner)

edating-in-the-1960s-was-no-joke

twitter-shows-off-the-worldwide-flow-of-tweets-with-visualizations

twitter-now-handles-200-million-tweets-a-day-enough-to-write-a-10-million-page-book

Cool stuff, hints and tips

As ever, this is a ragtag collection of links to things that I basically saw and thought “cool”

Verbalizer (explained)

http://learn.wordpress.com/

http://yesnotweet.com/

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-06/24/hello-world

top-ten-misconceptions-about-web-usability.html

3d-printer-harnesses-the-sun-to-transform-egyptian-sand-into-glass

Shop-at-a-virtual-supermarket-and-more-with-qr-codes

wikipedia-love-button/

hackers-glossary

9-ways-to-build-an-easy-engaging-content-strategy

Facebook Time Capsule

http://www.wdyl.com/#

Lifelapse

http://creately.com/

copy-and-paste-between-cloud-services

Twitter for Newsrooms (article)

http://www.lolcatbible.com

twitter_in_plain_english

Canned responses for Twitter

iPhone magic

Cantio

Dave

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