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YouTube – The Dark Side (Latest Event)

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YouTube – The Dark Side Games for Good Taking Back Control Through WhatsApp Man and Machine Watching Me Watching You

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In sync – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net Until Wednesday, I was not familiar with the use of “sync” to stand for a music synchronization license – that is, a license to use a piece of music in a visual setting such as a ...

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YouTube – The Dark Side

We have to talk about YouTube. Over 4bln videos are hosted but is it a force for good or evil? YouTube and Google know your deepest desires and darkest fantasies, but also your home location and which is your local ...

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Can Games help us to make the word a better place?

Takeaways from Games For Good – Cybersalon 25th January 2018 Over 2.2 bln people  world-wide will be playing games in 2018. A hit game is fun but also an opportunity for deep learning and transformative experience. As technology, politics and ...

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Bodies in the clouds – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net This year’s Computers, Privacy, and Data Protectionconference had the theme “The Internet of Bodies”. I chaired the “Bodies in the Clouds” panel, which was convened by Lucie Krahulcova of Access Now, and this is something like ...

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What is to be done? Games for Social Impact – Next Event

Meet Up on 25th January 2018, 7pm-9pm Venue: Newspeak House   Over 2.2 bln people  world-wide will be playing games in 2018. A hit game is fun but also an opportunity for deep learning and transformative experience. As technology, politics ...

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Boss or spy – how data killed office trust

Takeaways from Cybersalon 7th Dec 2018-01-03 LinkedIn is inviting bosses to spy on their employees by offering a premium ‘boss-view’ service (1). New tools let supervisors see if the employee clicked on a job ad posted by a different company, how many ...

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Ding! – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net   The end of the year seems a good moment for complaints. The Guardian has gone all out with 2017 as the year the world turned against Silicon Valley. This is a more modest bitchfest. First is the ...

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Bad News – An art exhibition critiquing media manipulation

Two contemporary artists critique media manipulation in this pop-up art show. Deborah Davies (Dd) presents Faded Glory and #DicktatorDon: ‘Making America Great Again….One Prick At A Time’: two responsive artworks that reflects the artist’s long standing interest in American politics ...

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