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christofhar

Open Development - 2 views

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    Open development is about making information and data freely available and searchable, encouraging feedback, information-sharing, and accountability. We've opened our data, knowledge and research to foster innovation and increase transparency in development, aid flows, and finances. Learn more here.
kristykim

Another independent bookstore shutting down: Oscar's Art Books will close - 0 views

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    Oscar's Art Books, an independent bookstore that has been operating for 24 years in Vancouver is shutting down. Chain bookstores were once thought to be the biggest threat to small, independent bookstores, but it appears the rise of e-books, not Chapters or Indigo is behind the demise of Oscar's Art Books. Appparently this is not the first bookstore to close the down due to people preferring e-books. What started this?
    Local bookstores are already competing with chain bookstores, but now, they have new threats that they have to face. If more and more people are turning to e-books, there may be possibility that printed will become a rare thing. There has been a lot of debates of printed vs. ebooks, by the looks of it, e-book is winning.
Abdul Naser Tamim

Education for Global Citizenship and Social Responsibility - 2 views

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    i like it
azhar_ka

The Culture of Open Source - 2 views

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    When you hear open source software, what do you think of?
Ignoramus OKMOOC

Digital Colonialism & the Internet as a tool of Cultural Hegemony - 1 views

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    An article by an anonymous author on the Knowledge Commons Brasil. The article attempts to show how the Global North dominates the internet. Internet users as well as content (exemplified by geo-located entities) tend to cluster in the rich industrial countries of the so called "developed" wordl.
    This critique resembles the lament of the so called Media Imperialism spearheaded by the McBriede Report to Unesco (http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0004/000400/040066eb.pdf) "Many Voices, One World)". It should be noted that here more detailed studies suggested that news agencies reflect the interests of their audiences. So it would be interesting what the distribution of geo-tagged entities in the Igbo version of Wikipedia is like. Does it mirror a bias towards West Africa (Igbo being one of the principal languages of Nigeria)?
Abdul Naser Tamim

Arab Librarians website - 1 views

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    A group for Arab librarians to promote open knowledge and open programs
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    Will they cut off my hands if I don't return a book on time?
diigoname2

Dealing with 'open access' demons - 1 views

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    This article discusses the start of open access publications and the arguments against open access journals.
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    Excellent and concise article, thank you for posting.
    I think this type of anonymous testing of open journals must continue to be applied to ensure standards are raised, and then consistently maintained. It also serves to call out frequent offending publications that may repeatedly demonstrate a lack of stringent review.
diigoname2

Looking back, leaping forward, leveraging crisis, and freeing the law: A lawyer story - 0 views

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    Bruce Thomas states, "Google Scholar's caselaw collection is a victory for open access to legal information and the democratization of law".
    The only downside is that it is only American case law and not other jurisdictions.
brunoapolonio

Grupo de Trabalho - 1 views

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    The working group on Open Science consists of Brazilian researchers who share an interest in discussing and promoting the understanding and practice of open processes in science, in its various manifestations: Open access to scientific publications open scientific data Scientific Instruments opened [1] citizen science [2] open and Education
adesimine

Indigenous knowledge - 3 views

This is a really comprehensive source. Thanks!

#indigenousknowledge knowledge open module1 mooc open access

mschristine444

Mini Law Lesson: California's New Online Privacy Guidelines | DigitalNext - Advertising... - 0 views

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camilalondonoa

Learn - 6 views

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    Codecademy is the easiest way to learn how to code. It's interactive, fun, and you can do it with your friends.
ErikaMarconato

What is a MOOC? (italian) - 1 views

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    What is MOOC? An exlanation by Superquark in Italia
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    Il est un communiste familial. Tout le monde partageons. Genial!
Tricia Marie Catral

Indigenous Knowledge, Peoples and Sustainable Practices - 1 views

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    So I stumbled across this article while I was searching the internet regarding Indigenous Knowledge here in the Philippines. The article on this link provides further information regarding Indigenous Knowledge all over the world. It's a very interesting 12 page article which sheds light on various people under different tribes in different parts of the world.
alexroc

Explainer: what is the open movement? - 1 views

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    This is a brief introductory explanation of the open movement and its branches.
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    Il est un communiste familial. Tout le monde partageons. Genial!
Kim Baker

Twitter sues US for right to disclose government requests - 0 views

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    Reuters / Eric Thayer Internet giant Twitter is suing the Department of Justice in hopes that the United States government will let the web company publish more details about requests made for user data. The complaint, filed in federal court on Tuesday this week, asks the Justice Dept.
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    An interesting read. Freedom of speech is allowed as long it does not relate to the US government. One important thing to understand here is that the flow of information can never be stopped or banned (at least only temporarily.) There is no such thing as good or bad information - it all depends on who interprets the information and what point of views these people have.
Kevin Stranack

Terms of Service; Didn't Read - 4 views

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    An online review and ratings of the Terms of Service from different social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and more.

    "Terms of service are often too long to read, but it's important to understand what's in them. Your rights online depend on them. We hope that our ratings can help you get informed about your rights. "
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    I think people really need this online review because most of people do not have patience to read the long list of Terms of service but it does not mean they do not care about their rights online. This tool is great, I would like to use it and share to all of my friends. Hope more people could know that such a great tool exists.
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    This snapshot of terms of service for the various social media sites is excellent. Bookmarked!
weerthc

Digital Identity and Open Education - 1 views

Presentation from a conference of 2014, 31 pages presentation on slideshare, see URL: http://de.slideshare.net/cicronin/it-research-seminar-feb-2014-slideshare by Catherine Cronin

Open Education; Digital Identity; module1 open access

started by weerthc on 28 Sep 14 no follow-up yet
eazabalac

Identidad Digital - 0 views

se debe utilizar la informaciĆ³n de una manera responsable, este video es muy bueno para empezar a tomar conciencia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN1BNO4UDvM

module1

started by eazabalac on 28 Sep 14 no follow-up yet
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