Category Archives: Social Informatics

Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation | Fast Company | Business + Innovation. Advertisements

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Saudi Arabia may block Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, others – CNN.com

Saudi Arabia may block Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, others – CNN.com.

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Week 9: Library 2.0

This week’s discussion is focused on Web 2.0 and how it affects libraries.  Of particular interest this week was the folksonomies created by tagging.  One cannot go anywhere on the internet without seeing tagged content.  I add tags to this … Continue reading

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Week 8: Poverty

This week we discussed Microfinance.  I think that some of the points that Aneel Karnani discussed in his paper, “Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: A Mirage,” are not really true.  I am definitely not an expert on microfinance … Continue reading

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Diversity in Silicon Valley – black, female, and a Silicon Valley ‘trade secret’ – Mar. 17, 2013

Diversity in Silicon Valley – black, female, and a Silicon Valley ‘trade secret’ – Mar. 17, 2013.

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Syrian Cyber-Rebel Wages War, One Hack At A Time : NPR

Very relevant to ICT and protests. Syrian Cyber-Rebel Wages War, One Hack At A Time : NPR.

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‘Big Data’ : NPR

All kinds of correlations can be found between anything if you have enough data to crunch. This is pretty crazy. Author Interview: Kenneth Cukier, Co-Author Of ‘Big Data’ : NPR.

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