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[Infografía] The risks of posting in Social Networks: Public or Private?

[Infografía] The risks of posting in Social Networks: Public or Private? | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it

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An infographic showing some of the hazards of posting your life online.

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This collection is for Area of Study Two, Unit Two of the VCE English Course. Inspiration for writing.
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Future: Writing Styles and Forms

Future: Writing Styles and Forms | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
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This site contains the outlines of the main writing types for Context.

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‘Black Mirror’ and the Horrors and Delights of Technology

‘Black Mirror’ and the Horrors and Delights of Technology | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
A brilliant British TV show reflects a modern-day dystopia, made in America.
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Of the many films and mini series that discuss technology and society I would recommend Black Mirror. You can find it on Netflix easily enough. It looks at the impact of technology on our social lives and our psyche. It is thoughtful, clever and occasionally provocative. It has been around for a while now but is still highly relevant.

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Some Things Should Remain Private: What Not To Share On Facebook

Some Things Should Remain Private: What Not To Share On Facebook | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Ah, Facebook. The grandfather of all social networks, where we all share all sorts of weird things without a second thought. Despite its horrible reputation when it comes to privacy, Facebook still manages to lull us into a comfortable and safe feeling, in which many of us forget ourselves, the world, and the fact that…
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Deciding what goes where online is important.

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The Guardians of Peace Aren’t Like Hackers We’ve Seen Before. They’re Cyberterrorists.

The Guardians of Peace Aren’t Like Hackers We’ve Seen Before. They’re Cyberterrorists. | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
“The Sony Pictures hack is important, and the Sony Pictures hack is terrifying. In a series of cyberattacks that were first noticed on Nov.”
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Hackers, hack tiniest and cyber terrorists all have designs on data and freedom.
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The Best Videos For Educators In 2014 – So Far | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Videos For Educators In 2014 – So Far | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
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A great collection of videos for teachers. Some very useful ones here whatever or whoever you teach.

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Showing full image - Insights into technology to improve arts, reading and culture.

Showing full image - Insights into technology to improve arts, reading and culture. | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
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A graphic showing how technology improves arts, reading and culture.

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Want to Know More About Me? Here are ‘25 Random Things.’ - NYTimes.com

Want to Know More About Me? Here are ‘25 Random Things.’ - NYTimes.com | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
A chain-letter-cum-literary exercise called “25 Random Things About Me” is threatening to consume what little remaining free time and privacy we have.
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Do we over share on social networking sites? This article discusses how chain letters are becoming a new engagement tool on social media. What do you think? Does it tempt you to spend more time than you should on social media?

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Public Enemies: Social Media Is Fueling Gang Wars in Chicago | Underwire | Wired.com

Public Enemies: Social Media Is Fueling Gang Wars in Chicago | Underwire | Wired.com | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Social media is driving, and in some cases, predicting, gang violence in Chicago. How the gangs are using it to advance their goals, and police are using it to stop them.
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Gang violence and the ways in which social media is affecting it.

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Advice for Students: 10 Steps Toward Better Writing

Advice for Students: 10 Steps Toward Better Writing | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Writing well is easily one of the most sought-after and useful skills in the business world. Ironically, it is one of the rarest and most undervalued skill
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Chronology of Technology in Fiction

This is paper by Daniel Chandler
charting the pendulum of technological hopes and fears in literature
and film
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There are some creative texts listed here that you might wish to read, particularly if you want to write creatively. They range from the 18th century up to the late 20th. Lots of them can be found online.

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Why Social Media Is Like The Telephone Circa 1915

Why Social Media Is Like The Telephone Circa 1915 | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
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This article discusses a book about the advent of the telephone and likens the reactions to the new invention as similar to those surrounding social media sites like twitter and Facebook. It is an interesting look at how regardless of time and geography, humans can be skeptical about new things. You might choose to look at a historical communications device (drums?) and see how people may have reacted.

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Impact of technology - communication

Impact of technology - communication | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Change:   There’s been a movement away from face-to-face meetings / communication.  Instead, people and businesses use video conferencing, Elluminate (incorporates chat and presentation conferencin...
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This blog entry gives a succinct overview to the benefits and possible side effects of a technologically driven society. While it is not a fully written out argument, it gives a quick overview of some of the issues that you may wish to consider when crafting your written pieces.

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7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Sharing Photos Online - Edudemic

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Sharing Photos Online - Edudemic | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship involves keeping yourself and your friends safe. One of the biggest ways to do that is to know about these questions to ask yourself before sharing photos online.
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Some advice on posting photos. Do you agree? why or why not? What do you think are the consequences of posting photos online?

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Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk

Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Digital material including key historical documents could be lost forever because programs to view them will become defunct, says Vint Serf
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Could we be risking losing our history by digitising documents?

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Nico Sell: ‘To me, the NSA and Edward Snowden are just the tip of the iceberg’

Nico Sell: ‘To me, the NSA and Edward Snowden are just the tip of the iceberg’ | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
The founder of secure messaging app Wickr on privacy, wearing dark glasses and why girls make great hackers. By Carole Cadwalladr
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Privacy is the new celebrity?
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1 in 5 Europeans Has Never Used the Internet

1 in 5 Europeans Has Never Used the Internet | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
“According to a study by the European Union's statistics office, Romania had the most people offline, with 39% saying they had never used the Internet. About one third of people in Greece and Italy said they had never used the Internet.”
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Are there two worlds?
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How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did

How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Target has perfected the technique of analyzing consumers' shopping habits to figure out who's pregnant. How can they send customers congratulatory coupons without freaking them out?
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How invasive can technology be? Our bosses may know things about us we are not yet ready to share.
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We create new worlds: The future of virtual worlds.

We create new worlds: The future of virtual worlds. | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
We create new worlds: The future of virtual worlds.: The future development of virtual worlds have no new prod... http://t.co/pFbOxlovyF

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This is a link about virtual worlds.

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Global Competitiveness Report - Google Public Data Explorer

Global Competitiveness Report - Google Public Data Explorer | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
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A daft visualization from Google data on Australia's mobile phone ownership compared to the rest of the world.

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Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women

Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
In January 2006, I was a student at NYU School of Law, home for holiday break. I had just gotten my wisdom teeth out.
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Strong language warning.

this piece shares what it can feel like to be the victim of online harassment. The author shares her story and relates how it felt at the time. One of the issues with the online world is not simply that people can abuse you but that they can do so anonymously and this, for some, seems to remove any restraints that they may normally use even when insulting others. In other words, people busing others online seem more vitriolic and offensive than they would be in person. When they abuse women, in particular, they often threaten sexual violence in graphic terms; not normally something someone would say to you in person. This may be one of the issues you choose to write about for your Context piece.

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Apple Users Sent 7 Million iOS 7 Tweets in Two Days

Apple Users Sent 7 Million iOS 7 Tweets in Two Days | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
If it feels like your entire Twitter feed is tweeting about the new iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 7, you're not alone. More than 7 million tweets about iOS 7 were sent i...
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I had to put this in here! not just because it is Apple but also because it shows the amount of traffic generated by one device in two days. The global reach is important as is the amount of data that researchers are able to generate from just using Twitter.

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The Secret of All Viral Videos - Virool

See how this powerful invention, Virool, is changing the world. Learn more: http://www.virool.com. Disclaimer: No kittens were hurt in making of this video.
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Internet.org

Internet.org | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
Internet.org – Every one of us. Everywhere. Connected.
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Mark Zuckerberg launches Internet.org as part of his mission to provide people in developing nations with access to the Internet.

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Telephone History Social Reaction

Telephone History Social Reaction | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
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We need to think about the history of telecommunications as well. When the telephone was invented there was a reaction against it as much as many saw it as beneficial. If you want to look at historical reactions to new inventions in communications this site may be a good place to begin. You may choose to write a story, article or persuasive piece about the invention of a historical (or even hypothetical) communications device.

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Is technology harming our communication skills?

Is technology harming our communication skills? | VCE Technology and Communication | Scoop.it
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This article argues that we are communicating less effectively with those around us since the advent of online communication.While it is an old article (2010), the viewpoints are fairly common among certain sections of the community. Do you agree? Do you think that the author has a relevant point? Leave your comments below. 

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