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Digital Collaboration and the 21st C.
Examines the connectivity possible for global knowledge participative creation and sharing.
Curated by Sue Myburgh
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The Idea of Cultural Transmission

One way we differ from other animals is that we can pass on our culture, our knowledge, our skills, not just in face to face interactions, but across generat...
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Cruzine - the place, where knowledge becomes live.

Cruzine - the place, where knowledge becomes live. | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Cruzine is an online magazine for everyone, who has true interest and passion for everything, associated with creative arts, web design, graphical arts,
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A record year for ebooks and libraries (infographic)

A record year for ebooks and libraries (infographic) | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
OverDrive, a leading distributor of digital content to libraries, has released interesting facts about their record-breaking year. In 2014, more than 136…
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Life at the museums - Tribune-Review

Life at the museums - Tribune-Review | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
In a recent Tribune-Review column, Joe Wos anticipates the 'death of the art museum.' He articulates a fear that has from time to time stricken ...
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Google invests $1 mn to narrow digital divide in LatAm - Fox News Latino

Google invests $1 mn to narrow digital divide in LatAm - Fox News Latino | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Google will invest $1 million to support educational initiatives aimed at narrowing the digital divide in Latin America, company executive Adriana Noreña told Efe.
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Guardians of Accountability: Citizen knowledge and opinions regarding oversight bodies :: Uwazi :: Publications :: Twaweza.org

Guardians of Accountability: Citizen knowledge and opinions regarding oversight bodies :: Uwazi :: Publications :: Twaweza.org | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Seven out of ten citizens (69%) see the type of corruption uncovered in the Controller and Auditor General’s (CAG) annual report as a loss of their (the people’s) money.
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Centuries of Collecting the Curious and Macabre through Digital Storytelling - Hyperallergic

Centuries of Collecting the Curious and Macabre through Digital Storytelling - Hyperallergic | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
John Tradescant founded Britain's first museum in the 17th century on a collection of mermaid hands, natural history specimens, and a purported piece of the crucifix.
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Is Amazon and Overdrive Giving Up on Kindle e-books in Libraries?

Is Amazon and Overdrive Giving Up on Kindle e-books in Libraries? | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Overdrive has been delaying the Kindle editions of e-books in the United States on titles from major publishing companies. No new Kindle edition has been
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The Unbearable Ironies of Libraries in Wartime - Flavorwire

The Unbearable Ironies of Libraries in Wartime - Flavorwire | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Yesterday we learned from Yahoo News! that ISIS has used improvised explosive devices to destroy several historic landmarks in the Iraqi city of Mosul, including the Mosul University Theater, the C...
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From a digital market to a digital society

From a digital market to a digital society | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
digital society, and what it could mean for Europe… The European Commission has announced it will propose a comprehensive strategy for a Digital Agenda for
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Ecuador launches new digital currency – but most residents know little about it

Ecuador launches new digital currency – but most residents know little about it | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Bill passed last July gives Central Bank authority to create digital dollars, but opinions divided along party lines amid concerns of a presidential power grab
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Remarkable Lessons In Innovation From A Public Library

Remarkable Lessons In Innovation From A Public Library | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
There are two ways to run a public library in a small town: the traditional way, or the Maxine Bleiweis way. For the past 17 years, Maxine has been the director of The Westport Library in our suburban town of 27,000 people.
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Bank of England: Digital Currencies Could Revolutionise Payments - CoinDesk

Bank of England: Digital Currencies Could Revolutionise Payments - CoinDesk | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
A combination of digital currencies and mobile technology may reshape the payments landscape, according to a new Bank of England research report.
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Sony Shake-Up Continues: Digital Chief Out - Hollywood Reporter

Sony Shake-Up Continues: Digital Chief Out - Hollywood Reporter | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Bob Osher, the head of Sony Pictures Digital, has been let go, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
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Data journalism: reinventing news for 21st-century digital society

Data journalism: reinventing news for  21st-century digital society | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Irish media have been slow to engage with data-driven projects. But that is changing
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Storytelling Now

Storytelling Now | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
What pushes the boundaries of digital story forms? Here’s what 2014 taught us.

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Brian Steffens's curator insight, February 27, 11:35 AM

After judging digital entries in the 2015 Society of News Design competition, Mindy McAdams chooses some of her personal favorites. 

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Cultural Awareness in Globalized World | Ralph Strozza | TEDxNorthernIllinoisUniversity

Ralph Strozza talks about globalization and understanding cultural differences. He touches on economical issues and how these are related to the topic of globalization. Succès, successo,...
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Hot Off the Digital Presses: My Museums and the Web Paper, Published!

Hot Off the Digital Presses: My Museums and the Web Paper, Published! | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
I’ll be presenting on my thesis research this April at Museums and the Web 2015 in Chicago. As part of my participation in the conference, I’ve written a paper on the topic, now available online! My...
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Cyberspace Is the Place? Afrofuturism in the 21st Century - Flavorwire

Cyberspace Is the Place? Afrofuturism in the 21st Century - Flavorwire | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
"Planet Earth: sound of guns, anger, frustration. There was no one to talk to up on planet Earth who'd understand, so we set up a colony for black people here. See what they can do on a planet all ...
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Digital Wallets: End of the Beginning or Beginning of the End? - Wired

Digital Wallets: End of the Beginning or Beginning of the End? - Wired | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Apple Pay is up and running and digital wallets are back in the limelight. Are merchants, consumers, and the market ready for mass adoption of digital wallets? Google Wallet’s poor early uptake comes to mind four years after its launch in 2011.
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2015 Call For Proposals | Digital Frontiers

#Call Creativity,collaboration across disciplinary boundaries - arena of public humanities,cultural memory http://t.co/HoPPIc235u @DigiFront
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National Conference of Public Librarians... - PLAI - Philippine Librarians Association Inc. | Facebook

National Conference of Public Librarians
"The Role of Digital Libraries in the Regional Integration Era"
11-13 March 2015
Plaza del Norte Hotel and...
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What Digital Has Done To Us?

What Digital Has Done To Us? | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
By Ali Danish We all remember the time when we used to spend our day by roaming around, playing cricket and visiting the parks after school. Then net and cyber cafés began to appear but it was stil...
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5 Digital Publishing Questions for Seth Godin

5 Digital Publishing Questions for Seth Godin | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Today we interview Seth Godin, American author, entrepreneur, marketer and public speaker. The amazing thing about Seth …
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5 Global Cities of the Future

5 Global Cities of the Future | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Look to these five emerging startup hubs for opportunities to launch or expand internationally, so your reach can finally match your ambitions.
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