— Helen Walker (@helenwalker7) March 29, 2017
Just Pinned to Education and Digital Cultures:
Among the best ways to improve the usefulness of search results is to analyse which links were ultimately clicked by people who previously performed the same search, as well as what the user has searched for before.
Google has far more of that data than anyone else. That suggests the company may continue to shape our access to knowledge for generations to come.
The Digital Polarization Initiative is an attempt to build student web literacy by having students participating in a broad, cross-institutional projects around issues of digital polarization. Students obtain a deeper understanding of how web technologies shape their social and political environments, and learn that taking an active and critical stance toward these technologies can improve our society as a whole.
I can’t remember how I found this site which is infuriating because what attracted me to it was a comment about its being very deliberately a wiki site in order to promote a sharing and collaborative mien rather than a hierarchical, news streaming site (or something like that). It appealed to me because it foregrounds how much relentless internet ‘now time‘ is privileged over ‘slower’ and more thoughtful, inclusive deliberation and how that is achieved.
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Welcome to Hoaxy! Hoaxy is a public tool for visualizing the spread of fact-checking and claims on social media. You can use it a bit like Google.
Hoaxy is part of the Observatory on Social Media (http://ift.tt/1WUSKDw) and is project by the Indiana University Network Science Institute (http://iuni.iu.edu/) and the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research (http://ift.tt/1ozQbHR) at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at (http://ift.tt/2fuU67n).
Functional, frustrating and full of potential OpenEssayist
I saved this into Dropbox because I want to read about this project to build an automated Essay Checker. I would like to try it out, but don’t think it is available.
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