Literacy in the algorithmic medium
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Reading, writing, curating, publishing, modeling, coding: what are the new skills, what education is needed?
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Panicked about Kids’ Addiction to Tech? – NewCo Shift

Ever since key Apple investors challenged the company to address kids’ phone addiction, I’ve gotten a stream of calls asking me to comment on the topic. Mostly, I want to scream. I wrote extensively…
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"Algèbre" : l'incroyable trajectoire d'un mathématicien de génie, Alexandre Grothendieck

"Algèbre" : l'incroyable trajectoire d'un mathématicien de génie, Alexandre Grothendieck | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Cette bio romancée ressuscite la fascinante trajectoire d'Alexandre Grothendieck (1928-2014). Né -et resté la moitié de sa vie- apatride, ce fils d'anarchiste russe a marqué l'histoire des mathématiques avant de finir sa vie en quasi-ermite dans un village pyrénéen, oublié de tous.
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#BotSpot: Twelve Ways to Spot a Bot – DFRLab – Medium

#BotSpot: Twelve Ways to Spot a Bot – DFRLab – Medium | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
“Bots” — automated social media accounts which pose as real people — have a huge presence on platforms such as Twitter. They number in the millions; individual networks can number half a million…
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How to spot a bot on Twitter?

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Younger adults more likely than their elders to prefer reading news

Younger adults more likely than their elders to prefer reading news | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
When asked whether one prefers to read, watch or listen to their news, younger adults are far more likely to opt for text – usually via the web.
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Skills for Success in a Disruptive World of Work

Skills for Success in a Disruptive World of Work | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Skills young people should be learning to be prepared for a career in 2020 include:


The ability to concentrate, to focus deeply.

 

The ability to distinguish between the “noise” and the message in the ever-growing sea of information.

 

The ability to do public problem solving through cooperative work.

 

The ability to search effectively for information and to be able to discern the quality and veracity of the information one finds and then communicate these findings well.

 

Synthesizing skills (being able to bring together details from many sources).

 

The capability to be futures-minded through formal education in the practices of horizon-scanning, trends analysis and strategic foresight.”

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/05/26/what-are-the-skills-needed-from-students-in-the-future/

 


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Gilson Schwartz's curator insight, December 18, 2016 8:30 AM
Antigamente a gente falava em "profissões do futuro". Agora são os "skills" do futuro"
Víctor Ríos Ochoa's curator insight, May 27, 2017 10:25 AM
Skills for Success in a Disruptive World of Work
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The Rise of Emoji and Google’s Mobile-First Movement | Search Engine Watch

The Rise of Emoji and Google’s Mobile-First Movement | Search Engine Watch | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Emoji are now integral in the digital vocabularies of people of all ages and backgrounds and are used not only between individuals, but by companies, too.
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Students Have 'Dismaying' Inability To Tell Fake News From Real, Study Finds

Students Have 'Dismaying' Inability To Tell Fake News From Real, Study Finds | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Stanford researchers assessed students from middle school to college and found they struggled to distinguish ads from articles, neutral sources from biased ones and fake accounts from real ones.
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Education & Skills Today: Can analogue skills bridge the digital divide?

Education & Skills Today: Can analogue skills bridge the digital divide? | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
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Conférence Michel Serres - Pres héSam - 29 janvier 2013

Michel Serres, de l'Académie française, a prononcé le 29 janvier 2013 la conférence inaugurale du Programme Paris Nouveaux Mondes, l'Initiative d'excellence ...
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Twitter considering 10,000-character limit for tweets

Twitter considering 10,000-character limit for tweets | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Twitter Inc is building a new feature that will allow users to post tweets as long as 10,000 characters, technology news website Re/code reported on Tuesday.

Twitter, which currently has a 140-character limit, may launch the service toward the end of the first quarter but has not set an official date, Re/code reported, citing sources familiar with the plans.

The sources said the character limit could change before the final version of the product is unveil
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uoNM2015

uoNM2015 | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Blogue dédié à mon apprentissage dans le cours Nouveaux Médias de l'Université d'Ottawa. Ce blog est...
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How to Solve Twitter’s Engagement Problem: Add Semantics | Nova Spivack - Minding the Planet

How to Solve Twitter’s Engagement Problem: Add Semantics | Nova Spivack - Minding the Planet | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
  The fundamental problem that Twitter has is engagement. If engagement can be corrected, the whole Twitter ecosystem (and their stock price) will
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Pensamiento computacional ¿Una tercera competencia clave? (III). ¿Qué es el Pensamiento Computacional? Una definición.

Pensamiento computacional ¿Una tercera competencia clave? (III). ¿Qué es el Pensamiento Computacional? Una definición. | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Ésta es la tercera de una serie de entradas que, en conjunto, constituirán un capítulo del  libro  que estamos preparando para se

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Miguel Zapata-Ros's curator insight, January 4, 4:21 PM
“El pensamiento computacional consiste en la resolución de problemas, el diseño de los sistemas, y la comprensión de la conducta humana haciendo uso de los conceptos fundamentales de la informática”
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Put Your Brain into the Blockchain - An Interview with Crystal Rose

Put Your Brain into the Blockchain - An Interview with Crystal Rose | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
The white paper club is like a book club. We get together for coffee and we read white papers because I think it is really important that people are understanding the ideas that are out there. I love the big visions. I think it's amazing that we have so many huge visionaries.
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Organizations Need Talent for Digital Transformation

Organizations Need Talent for Digital Transformation | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Organizations must develop and train workers for digital transformation, according to findings from Constellation Research.
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Advances of Amazon and Netflix to rule the world of TV shows

Advances of Amazon and Netflix to rule the world of TV shows | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Amazon's recent global expansion underscores just how important original content has become.

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What I’ve learned in the course “Advanced Theories of Communication”: critical thinking!

What I’ve learned in the course “Advanced Theories of Communication”: critical thinking! | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Before taking Advanced Theories of Communication (CMN3109) I knew that being a critical thinker was an important skill to have for both university and the workplace. After taking this class I realized that *being a critical thinker* is not only an important skill but an essential skill for every aspect of my life. Critical thinking…

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Why the next big enterprise software company will look nothing like Salesforce.

Why the next big enterprise software company will look nothing like Salesforce. | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
The consumerization of business software.
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Bad Writing is Destroying Your Team's Productivity, According to Harvard Research

Bad Writing is Destroying Your Team's Productivity, According to Harvard Research | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
How to solve one of the most overlooked and expensive business problems.
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We Are All Teachers Of Literacy

We Are All Teachers Of Literacy | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it

Literacy today is taking on a whole new meaning and many years from now it will mean something entirely different. Therefore, we have to look at literacy through a new lens and expand on our definition of what makes kids and all of us literate and examine how technology supports our ability to do so.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 15, 2016 1:04 AM

A good short article.

Ana Paula Sena de Almeida's curator insight, July 19, 2016 4:18 AM

Todos serão mestres e aprendizes.

Manuel Pinto's curator insight, July 19, 2016 5:56 AM
We are all students of literacy, too.
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Business Schools 'No Longer Fit For Purpose' In Age Of Digital Disruption

Business Schools 'No Longer Fit For Purpose' In Age Of Digital Disruption | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Schools partly to blame for lack of tech management skills
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Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages | Monday Note

Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages | Monday Note | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Accelerated Mobile Pages
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Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three

Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
For many Americans, one device isn’t enough.
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Coding is the next level of literacy, says Apple software boss

Coding is the next level of literacy, says Apple software boss | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Teaching your kids how to code is pretty much as important as teaching them to write, according to Apple's senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federig

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