Leslie Goodliffe

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Use and impact of cultural heritage images on Wikimedia Commons and Wikipedia

The work presented here is the result of a small personal project developed to explore the area of impact of collections images on …

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Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers

...and other people who care about facts.<p>Mike Caulfield<p>Creative Commons Attribution<p>Contents<p>Show All ContentsHide All Contents<p>Book …

danah boyd: How Critical Thinking and Media Literacy Efforts Are ‘Backfiring’ Today

Few would challenge the value of helping students develop critical thinking and information literacy. But if such skills are encouraged simply as a …

Small-scale creators are vital to our economy, but the government gives them no help. Instead of giving up, they are going it alone. The latest article in our new economics series meets the people behind Green Lab in London<p>• Listen to Aditya Chakrabortty talking about game-changing economic models …

South Bank

The Problem with 'Diversity'

Shaz Hussain, Collections Assistant at the Royal Air Force Museum London.<p>Okay, hi, I’m Shaz. I’m a Collections Assistant, at the RAF Museum in …

Tim Berners-Lee says regulation of the web may be needed

Social networks have too much power, says web daddy, and their profit motive means they won't act for the good of allSir Timothy Berners-Lee has used …

How web annotation will transform content management

<i>Jon Udell is director of integration at Hypothes.is.</i>In February the W3C approved recommendations to enable annotation on the web. There is a long …

YouTube, the Great Radicalizer

At one point during the 2016 presidential election campaign, I watched a bunch of videos of Donald Trump rallies on YouTube. I was writing an article about his appeal to his voter base and wanted to confirm a few quotations.<p>Soon I noticed something peculiar. YouTube started to recommend and …

Why the not-for-profit cultural sector needs tailor-made copyright safe harbours

A bill before the Australian Parliament will extend immunities from copyright infringement currently enjoyed by internet service providers (ISPs) to …

Australian Parliament

NDF2017 Keynote: Andrea Wallace - Access and the Digital Surrogate: Openness as a philosophy

Humanities

We're building a dystopia just to make people click on ads

We're building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci. In an eye-opening talk, she …

How Facebook Is Killing Comedy

Last month, in its second round of layoffs in as many years, comedy hub Funny or Die reportedly eliminated its entire editorial team following a …

The Latest Data Privacy Debacle

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to exercise more? Perhaps you downloaded a fitness app to help track your workouts, maybe one that allows you to share that data online with your exercise buddies?<p>If so, you probably checked a box to accept the app’s privacy policy. For most apps, the default …

Privacy

Designing a new librarianship | Published in Journal of New Librarianship

By Rachel Ivy Clarke. While librarians undoubtedly need scientific data to guide decisions, the majority of what most librarians really do is make …

The Looming Digital Meltdown

For computer security professionals, 2018 started with a bang. A new class of security vulnerability — a variety of flaws that affect almost all major microprocessor chips, and that could enable hackers to steal information from personal computers as well as cloud computing services — was announced …

The Binge Breaker

Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.<p>On a recent evening in San Francisco, Tristan Harris, a former product philosopher at Google, took a name tag from a man in pajamas called “Honey Bear” and wrote down his pseudonym for the night: …

Mobile Devices

The Libertarian Logic of Peter Thiel

<b>In 2004, Peter Thiel created a company,</b> Palantir, that built on his PayPal cofounder Max Levchin’s algorithms for analyzing and making judgments …

Silicon Valley

Merry Last Christmas, Jack Dorsey.

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Donald Trump, the president of the United States, woke up and started his day by retweeting three anti-muslim videos …

Jack Dorsey

Everything Is Not Fine in Libraries

My local library is a tiny outpost in the inner-north of Melbourne. It is a utilitarian and slightly shabby 1980s building with weeds growing up …

Libraries

Content Creation, A Must To Attract Audience And Consumers

Communication proliferates over the internet and content is king. With so much information available your point of differentiation is through how …

Want to Be More Innovative? In 1 Sentence, This MIT Scientist Nails What's Getting in the Way | Inc.com

It isn't just that leaders and their organizations want to innovate. Regardless of sector, the environment in which we all operate today demands that we must. More than a nice-to-have, a growing body of research supports that creativity and innovation are fundamental for organizations looking to …

Innovation

Copyright Guide for Heritage Collections

Copyright Guide<br>for Heritage Collections<p>Prepared by Sarah Powell, Rights Specialist, February 2018<p>Image: Tsuba, Japan, Auckland War Memorial Museum …

Digital Is More Than a Department, It Is a Collective Responsibility

<i>As the digital demands of both external users and internal colleagues continue to grow, digital departments are trapped in an institutional tension:</i> …

Innovation

The HDC Act and Netsafe

About the HDC ActThe Harmful Digital Communications Act (the Act) tackles some of the ways people use technology to hurt others. It aims to prevent …

Ontario Hubs: Our Changing Libraries

57:22 -<p>Two North Korean defectors place their trust in Dragon, a human smuggler who promises them safe passage out of China.<p>51:59 -<p>The Inner Bay of …

Heading to the Courthouse for Sandvig v. Sessions

(or: <i>Research Online Should Not Be Illegal</i>)I’m a college professor. But on Friday morning I won’t be in the classroom, I’ll be in courtroom 30 in the …

LIBER Quarterly

1. Introduction<p>In recent years the scholarly publishing system has seen significant and at times disruptive changes. In order to understand these …

Libraries and Rainbows: the importance of action, however small

A Public Library shared with me a letter from a young member who had realised she was gay in her last year of high school. She lived in an Australian …

Same-sex Marriage