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Information Without Borders Conference 2013

Information Without Borders Conference 2013 | Information Science | Scoop.it
Registration is now open for the Information Without Borders Conference – February 7th, 2013 The Information Without Borders Conference is a student-led initiative by the School of Informatio...
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Using big data for the future of personal transportation: DATASIM

Using big data for the future of personal transportation: DATASIM | Information Science | Scoop.it
Many scientists point out that the goal of social sciences is not simply to understand how people behave in large groups, but to understand what motivates individuals to behave the way they do. Could
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Δικαίωμα στη Λήθη «παντού» απαιτεί από τις μηχανές αναζήτησης η Ευρώπη

Δικαίωμα στη Λήθη «παντού» απαιτεί από τις μηχανές αναζήτησης η Ευρώπη | Information Science | Scoop.it
Οι ανεξάρτητες ευρωπαϊκές Αρχές προστασίας προσωπικών δεδομένων έκριναν ανεπαρκή την εφαρμογή της δικαστικής απόφασης-ορόσημο από το ευρωδικαστήριο, σύμφωνα με την οποία, οι Ευρωπαίοι έχουν το δικαίωμα να ζητήσουν να αφαιρεθούν τα αποτελέσματα των...
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Επιφυλάξεις για την Google και από τον επικεφαλής της Ενιαίας Ψηφιακής Αγοράς

Επιφυλάξεις για την Google και από τον επικεφαλής της Ενιαίας Ψηφιακής  Αγοράς | Information Science | Scoop.it
Μια ημέρα πριν συζητηθεί ενώπιον του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου πρόταση που θα επιτρέπει ακόμα και τον διαχωρισμό της διαδικτυακής αναζήτησης από τις λοιπές εμπορικές δραστηριότητες της Google, ο επικεφαλής της αρμόδιας επιτροπής για την Ψηφιακή Ενιαία...
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Elonis v. US: Are 'We the People' Useful Idiots in the Digital Age?

Elonis v. US: Are 'We the People' Useful Idiots in the Digital Age? | Information Science | Scoop.it
We would do well to tread cautiously in how much authority we give the government to criminalize free speech activities and chill what has become a vital free speech forum. If free speech is not vigilantly protected, democracy is more likely to drift...
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The Good Side of Anonymous Apps

The Good Side of Anonymous Apps | Information Science | Scoop.it
Apps like Secret, Whisper, Ask.FM and Yik Yak are wonderful ways to discuss things like substance abuse, illnesses, obsessions, religious doubts, sexual orientation and other issues you might not want to disclose....
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Top male engineers at Google make nearly 20% more than their female peers

Top male engineers at Google make nearly 20% more than their female peers | Information Science | Scoop.it
Research from Glassdoor provides a detailed look at the gender pay gap in Silicon Valley.
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Three-quarters of Americans don’t know this basic fact about the Internet

Three-quarters of Americans don’t know this basic fact about the Internet | Information Science | Scoop.it
Seventy-five percent of Americans think the Internet and the World Wide Web are the same thing. They aren't.
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Πείραμα της Google για την κατάργηση των online διαφημίσεων

Πείραμα της Google για την κατάργηση των online διαφημίσεων | Information Science | Scoop.it
Ο Παγκόσμιος Ιστός χρηματοδοτείται σήμερα από διαφημίσεις, όμως πολλοί χρήστες σιχαίνονται να τις βλέπουν, γνωρίζοντας μάλιστα ότι οι διαφημιστές παρακολουθούν τις κινήσεις τους. Η Google λανσάρει τώρα μια πειραματική υπηρεσία που επιτρέπει στους...
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Does Digital Storytelling Work Best in a Crisis? - Publishing Perspectives

Does Digital Storytelling Work Best in a Crisis? - Publishing Perspectives | Information Science | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling offers a unique opportunity to convey the urgency of a crisis and cross cultures, as demonstrated by the project Weareangry.net.
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Why Copyright Needs to Be Defended - Publishing Perspectives

Why Copyright Needs to Be Defended - Publishing Perspectives | Information Science | Scoop.it
Robert Levine, author of Free Ride, explores how copyright law is and is not serving authors and consumers in today's Internet-dominated marketplace.
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » From Information Literacy to Inquiry Timeline

School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » From Information Literacy to Inquiry Timeline | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Seminar on Audio-visual Media and the protection of minors 5.0

Seminar on Audio-visual Media and the protection of minors 5.0 | Information Science | Scoop.it
This seminar organised at Utrecht University will consider the various regulatory options to protect minors on the internet.
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To Twitter θα καταγράφει ποιες εφαρμογές κατεβάζετε στο smartphone σας

To Twitter θα καταγράφει ποιες εφαρμογές κατεβάζετε στο smartphone σας | Information Science | Scoop.it
Για ακόμα πιο στοχευμένα διαφημιστικά μηνύματα. Δείτε πως θα του αρνηθείτε
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Την διάσπαση της Google προτείνει στην Κομισιόν το Ευρωπαϊκό Κοινοβούλιο

Την διάσπαση της Google προτείνει στην Κομισιόν το Ευρωπαϊκό Κοινοβούλιο | Information Science | Scoop.it
Οτιδήποτε εμποδίζει την ανάπτυξη της ενιαίας ψηφιακής ευρωπαϊκής αγοράς -και την εισροή 260 δισ. ευρώ το χρόνο- ζήτησαν να εξαλειφθεί οι ευρωβουλευτές, εγκρίνοντας μια εκτενή πρόταση με 384 ψήφους υπέρ, 174 κατά και 56 αποχές. Μεταξύ άλλων, το...
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Βασικό ανθρώπινο δικαίωμα η πρόσβαση στο Διαδίκτυο

Βασικό ανθρώπινο δικαίωμα η πρόσβαση στο Διαδίκτυο | Information Science | Scoop.it
H φθηνή πρόσβαση στο Διαδίκτυο πρέπει να συνιστά ένα από τα αναγνωρισμένα ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα, καθώς συνδέεται με τις πολιτικές ελευθερίες και...
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How the Internet of Things Can Go Very Wrong

How the Internet of Things Can Go Very Wrong | Information Science | Scoop.it
The Internet--one of history's greatest inventions--is also one of history's greatest platforms for crime. Here are ways things can go very wrong with the Internet of Things....
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3 Reasons Why Twitter May Be An Older Person's Best Friend

3 Reasons Why Twitter May Be An Older Person's Best Friend | Information Science | Scoop.it
Much has been made of the fact that social media often keeps us from getting out into the world and forming real relationships, but what if you can't get out into the world? What if your health keeps you homebound and Facebook doesn't work because yo...
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In 2014, the Internet added an entire United States to its user base

In 2014, the Internet added an entire United States to its user base | Information Science | Scoop.it
The caveat: even that growing global online population tends to look a lot like that of the United States -- relatively well-off, generally educated, and fairly young.
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Δείτε τι ξέρει για εσάς η Google και σταματήστε τη συλλογή των στοιχείων σας

Δείτε τι ξέρει για εσάς η Google και σταματήστε τη συλλογή των στοιχείων σας | Information Science | Scoop.it
Στο Dashboard παραπέμπει η Google όλους όσους ανησυχούν για το εύρος των προσωπικών τους δεδομένων και την επεξεργασία που θα υποστούν μετά την υιοθέτηση μιας ενιαίας πολιτικής απορρήτου για το σύνολο των υπηρεσιών της.  Δείτε που θα βρείτε τι ξέρει η...
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Call for Proposals: Canadian Library Association 2015 Conference

Call for Proposals: Canadian Library Association 2015 Conference | Information Science | Scoop.it
Theme: Privacy and Security: Are you Open to the Public? Deadline for submissions: December 19, 2014 The Canadian Library Association and the 2015 Conference Planning Committee invites you to submi...
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Independent Publishing as the Source of Bibliodiversity - Publishing Perspectives

Independent Publishing as the Source of Bibliodiversity - Publishing Perspectives | Information Science | Scoop.it
Susan Hawthorne argues that independent publishing is the source of cultural diversity, bringing bibliodiversity to confront big publishers and booksellers
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Ursula K. Le Guin on Profiteers vs. Publishers - Publishing Perspectives

Ursula K. Le Guin on Profiteers vs. Publishers - Publishing Perspectives | Information Science | Scoop.it
On winning the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, Ursula K. Le Guin called on authors to remember the art of writing.
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Year in Architecture 2014: Academic Library Data

For the Year in Architecture 2014, Library Journal solicited information from academic libraries nationwide that had undergone new builds and renovation/addition projects completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. The tables below comprise complete financial and construction statistics for the 16 academic library buildings submitted.
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