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2008 Word of the Year: Overshare

Posted in blogosphere, free speech, internets, social networking by A on 18 December 08

[tip via Michael Zimmer]


Wikipedia, Truth, and the University

Posted in education, internets by A on 23 October 08

Technology Review currently has an article up about Wikipedia that basically amounts to a roundabout discussion of the subjective nature of truth. [via]

However, the piece brings up an interesting problem many of us haven’t considered: the often vicious circle of citation and verification.


Island of Lost WebVids

Posted in censorship, internets, random by A on 27 May 08

Shift Your Focus

Posted in internets, policy by A on 9 April 08

Is Europe the new internet policy epicenter? Some think so.

With stories like this one piling up daily, we’re inclined to agree. As Susan Crawford notes, Europe seems to actively consider a lot of the topics we take for granted.