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Culture Digitally // Examining Contemporary Cultural Production

Affordances, technical agency, and the politics of technologies of cultural production

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How Pokemon Go took over the web - BBC News

How Pokemon Go took over the web - BBC News | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
A dive into the data showing the popularity of the monster-hunting mobile game Pokemon Go.
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All About Technology : Quantum Computing: The Near Future

All About Technology : Quantum Computing: The Near Future | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
In your pocket, on your desk, and recently it became wearable.
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The US government has betrayed the internet. We need to take it back

The US government has betrayed the internet. We need to take it back | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
Bruce Schneier: The NSA has undermined a fundamental social contract. We engineers built the internet – and now we have to fix it
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The iPad for babies: £85 chewable tablet 'helps one-year-olds develop'

The iPad for babies: £85 chewable tablet 'helps one-year-olds develop' | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
The InnoTab 2 Baby, launched today at the 2013 Toy Fair, can download apps, play music and has a 'baby proof' design.
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Creator of 'Anonymous' Gossip Site Names Names - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Creator of 'Anonymous' Gossip Site Names Names - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it

Issues around anonymity?

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College 2.0: 'Social-Media Blasphemy': An Academic Adds 'Enemy' Feature to Facebook - College 2.0 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

College 2.0: 'Social-Media Blasphemy': An Academic Adds 'Enemy' Feature to Facebook - College 2.0 - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
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Pokémon Go players in Bosnia warned to steer clear of landmines

Pokémon Go players in Bosnia warned to steer clear of landmines | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
The Balkan country is littered with tens of thousands of mines planted during the 1992-1995 conflict
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How assistive technology can help you - Alzheimer's Society

How assistive technology can help you - Alzheimer's Society | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
Infographic showing technology that could help if you are worried about your memory.
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Using a Smart Device to Power a DIY Security System

Using a Smart Device to Power a DIY Security System | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
Traditionally, protecting your home from intruders has come in the form of an expensive, professionally installed system. Although these can certainly be effective, the costs can be prohibitive.
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Authors of 'Bill of Rights' for Online Learners Face Criticism - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Authors of 'Bill of Rights' for Online Learners Face Criticism - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
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'Bill of Rights' Seeks to Protect Students' Interests as Online Learning Expands - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

'Bill of Rights' Seeks to Protect Students' Interests as Online Learning Expands - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Technology and Social Theory | Scoop.it
The document's authors want to make sure that the rapid rise of MOOCs and other digital tools does not obscure traditional obligations to students.
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UK Gov plan to monitor all email, phone and and web use

An astonishing material invasion of privacy, or a protection of citizens?

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