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Lego robot that strips DRM off Kindle books

Lego robot that strips DRM off Kindle books | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
Peter Purgathofer, an associate professor at Vienna University of Technology, built a Lego Mindstorms robot that presses "next page" on his Kindle repeatedly while it faces his laptop's webcam.

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E-waste photographs

E-waste photographs | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
Explore baselactionnetwork's photostream on Flickr. This user has 83 photos on Flickr.
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Here is a link to some of the photographs of e-waste I showed in class.

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Unmanned

Unmanned | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
Now you get to play the newest kind of soldier: one who remotely drops bombs on foreign soil during the day, and at night goes home to his family in the suburbs.
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Another example from our discussion of art/indie games today.

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This script shows you how Facebook ranks all your friends

This script shows you how Facebook ranks all your friends | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how Facebook ranks your friends for you? The company keeps a score for everyone you interact with on the social network.

This affects the order of results ...
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If you try this, let me know what you find.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The Kings Of The '90s Dot-Com Bubble

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The Kings Of The '90s Dot-Com Bubble | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
The guys who threw office parties at which transvestites served White Castle burgers. The guys who complained that "Concorde was a bit cramped."
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Found this article interesting to read after watching We Live In Public! -Shane Williams.

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FMS New Media's comment, November 4, 2013 11:11 PM
What? No Josh Harris on the list? Maybe they couldn't find him. . .
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The Internet Archive Opens Its Historical Software Collection To All

The Internet Archive Opens Its Historical Software Collection To All | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
Gamers of a certain age will no doubt scream Oh wow, I remember that! as they click through the Internet Archive's latest project.
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I don't know about you, but I see a paper topic here just waiting to happen. . .

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The Zuckerberg Files

The Zuckerberg Files | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
The Zuckerberg Files is an archive of all public utterances of Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
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This might help you with your Practicum Papers if you're interested in writing about something related to Facebook.

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5 Things To Know About The NSA's Surveillance Activities

5 Things To Know About The NSA's Surveillance Activities | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
The revelations have sparked a debate over the scope of NSA's activities and whether they are legal.
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Keeping Teens ‘Private’ on Facebook Won’t Protect Them | TIME.com

Keeping Teens ‘Private’ on Facebook Won’t Protect Them | TIME.com | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
We're afraid of and afraid for teenagers. And nothing brings out this dualism more than discussions of how and when teens should be allowed to participate in public life. Last week, Facebook made changes to teens' content-sharing options.
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What do you think of this perspective? Should SNS, like Facebook, design their site or take precautions to protect teens' privacy?

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Electronic Disturbance Theater - Floodnet Action

Electronic Disturbance Theater - Floodnet Action | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
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Here's an example of a call to action by the Electronic Distrubance Theater from April 1998. You can see a list of targeted sites and a link to Floodnet software at the bottom. More on this after break. . .

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Hola Unblocker

Hola Unblocker | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
Access any site from any country! Go to blocked site -> click Hola extension -> change country flag -> ENJOY!
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I think that I am doing everyone a big favor here. Hola allows you to choose what country you are accessing the website from. Therefore, if, for instance, Netflix doesn't necessarily have what you want access it like you're in Great Britian. The instant options are quite different. It is a plug for google chrome, enjoy!!

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The Colbert Report: The Word - Wikiality

Together, we can create a reality that we can all agree on -- the reality we just agreed on.
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Colbert's critique of Wikipedia, the social practices and production of information and knowledge that take place on that platform.

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Reminds me of some of your blog posts about editing Wikipedia. . .
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Everyday Collection Tweet-to-Runway Show: Behind the Scenes

The Everyday Collection by Target Tweet-to-Runway Show http://www.everydayshow.com
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Here is one example of earned media. Think about how this relates to Scholz's take on Web 2.0 and digital labor. Are there ethical considerations around earned media? What sort of audience participation is this?

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Her TRAILER 1 (2013) - Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson Movie HD - YouTube

Subscribe to TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/sxaw6h Subscribe to COMING SOON: http://bit.ly/H2vZUn Like us on FACEBOOK: http://goo.gl/dHs73 Her TRAILER 1 (2013) - Jo...
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A man falls in love with an A.I. in a time of ubiquitous computing. -Bryson Schwarz

 

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JPMorgan’s Twitter Q&A doesn’t go over well

JPMorgan’s Twitter Q&A doesn’t go over well | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
#JustPlainMoronic: How else to explain JPMorgan’s ill-conceived trip into the Twittersphere last week when it decided to host an hour-long question-and-answer session with its investment banking boss, Jimmy Lee, under…...
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How to Make a TV Drama in the Twitter Age

How to Make a TV Drama in the Twitter Age | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
The men and women who steer six of the best TV dramas talk about the challenges of making a show in the Twitter age.
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Here's the article I mentioned in class the other day about showrunners, audiences, and social media. Ties into our conversation about participatory culture.

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Office Depot Sends World's Worst DMCA Notice To Reddit | Techdirt

Office Depot Sends World's Worst DMCA Notice To Reddit | Techdirt | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
I'm always amazed when lawyers send clearly bogus DMCA notices. It shouldn't be hard to figure out that doing so ends badly. I'm doubly surprised, however, when it comes from big companies that should know better.
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From SOPA to CISPA

From SOPA to CISPA | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
WHEN a coalition of internet activists and web companies scuppered the Hollywood-sponsored Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) last year, they warned Congress that future...
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Here is some info regarding the bill Zak mentioned in class. Related to our conversation about privacy, NSA, and some of the issues we'll be discussing with SOPA on Thursday.

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An app that will change museums?

An app that will change museums? | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada has launched a new App for Smartphones and tablet computers that is designed to give museum visitors a whole new way of looking at its collection.
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Check out this new app for the Royal Ontario Museum, reminds me of some of your suggestions for the museum on campus

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Vanish - Finding Evan Ratliff | Wired.com

Vanish - Finding Evan Ratliff | Wired.com | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
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How difficult is it to disappear? We'll be talking about this in class tomorrow. . .

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Six Reasons Why I'm Not On Facebook, By Wired UK's Editor | Wired Business | Wired.com

Six Reasons Why I'm Not On Facebook, By Wired UK's Editor | Wired Business | Wired.com | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
"David, you're sounding like an old dude!" Matt Flannery, who runs social-lending website Kiva, couldn't understand when I explained that, no, I wouldn'
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Age of Internet Empires: One Map With Each Country's Favorite Website

Age of Internet Empires: One Map With Each Country's Favorite Website | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
Facebook, Google, and—a newspaper?
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Spoiler alert: Most visited website in the US is. . . Google

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Google implements new personal data protection controls

Google implements new personal data protection controls | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
The services will no longer be available to anyone who doesn't agree to the new policies but Internet users are not totally helpless and can take control of their own Google data protection by following a few useful tips.
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in relation to Trent's question about whether there was a way out of the Google ad machine. . .

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Kozmo.com Is Making a Comeback, and It Just Might Work

Kozmo.com Is Making a Comeback, and It Just Might Work | New Media & Society | Scoop.it
By unanimous consent, Pets.com has gone down in history as the ultimate exemplar of dot-com boom excess. But for those of us who lived in the right cities at the right time of our lives in the right year, nothing will ever beat Kozmo.
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Omg kozmo.com was kind of amazing. Their demise and potential resurgence taps into some of the issues we've been talking about in class.
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