Tag Archives: Google apps

October #4

Defamation
Birmingham Post Birmingham law firm to pursue online defamation

Digital Britain
Dissecting ‘The Economic Case for Digital Inclusion’ Ian Cuddy
An extended look at Lord Mandelson’s IP announcement at C&binet Paid Content

Freedom of Information
All FOI requests to this site now categorised Whatdotheyknow

Google docs
Now Exportable in Office and Open Office formats RWW

Lobbying
Civil servants fight off transparency, lobbying industry score big victory Times

Mapping, mobile
Google Maps Navigation: The First Killer App for Android 2.0 RWW

Mapping, Open Source
Mappa Mercia: a project to digitally remap the West Midlands in a free and open format.

Mobile learning
Androids for Africa at the Handheld Learning Conference video

Media
TV Viewing Among children in the US at an Eight-Year High. Age 2-5 32+hours a week Neilsonwire

Newspapers
Record plunge: only 13% of Americans buy a daily newspaper Newsosaur
A graphic history of newspaper circulation over two decades The Awl

Postcodes
Interview with Harry Metcalfe of ernestmarples.com Video
Early Day Motion 2000 sponsored by Tom Watson Parliament

Research
Young people’s use of social networks: dana boyd The Not-So-Hidden Politics of Class Online
danah boyd publications

Open data
Minister for Digital Britain Stephen Timms reports progress on Making Public Data Public
Open data on cities: an international round up. Lichfield, yes. Birmingham, London, not yet. Open Knowledge Foundation

Open government
Local Spending Reports would show how all public money is spent. Localworks

John Denham speech: Openness of data is important for local government RSA speech
Rewiring LocalDirectGov OpenlyLocal

Surveillance UK
New York Times: Ever-Present Surveillance Rankles the British Public. Poole council #RIPA


September #4

DIY science
US students take stunning images of Earth from space: budget $150. Video

Digital Britain
Salford conference on the future of local media. Report

Google Apps
Google Apps and government Google public policy blog

Google Book Settlement
Google agrees to revise book scanning settlement Out-Law
Updated with Several New Items: Google Book Settlement Hearing Postponed ResourceShelf
Pamela Samuelson: Department of Justice says no to Google book settlement Huffington Post

Journalism
Clay Shirky: Let a thousand flowers bloom to replace newspapers: don’t build a paywall around a public good. Nieman Lab transcript and audio

Net Neutrality
FCC Proposes New Rules to Ensure Net Neutrality – Launches OpenInternet.Gov Read Write Web
John Naughton: Openness is the key Memex 1.1

Oxford Social Media Convention 2009
Agenda from the conference. Video will be available. Check the Oxford Internet Institute site.
What we learned at the Oxford Social Media Convention Guardian
‘Once the secret police had to torture dissidents to find out who their friends are. Now they can look on Facebook’ Morozov
Evgeney Morozov at TED: How the internet aids dictatorships video
Morozov on Internet and Society Dissent Magazine


August #4

Digital Britain
Watch interview Martha Lane Fox with Robert Peston http://bit.ly/10XE5L
Appetite fades for ‘top-slicing’ BBC funding http://bit.ly/19GwGd
Peter Mandelson: ‘nothing has been predetermined’ http://bit.ly/LQCU4
John Naughton on Lord Mandelson’s intervention: http://bit.ly/RfXHu

Edinburgh Television Festival
Full version of James Murdoch’s James MacTaggart speech is here on Guardian: http://bit.ly/QfSkI
Robert Peston lecture What future for media & journalism? full text http://bit.ly/RfmNK

Journalism
Interested AstroTurf lobbying analysis? See this article on US health care http://tr.im/xhSn
Gmail may hand over IP addresses of journalists http://bit.ly/ehiAv

Education
Documentary on Hans Rosling http://bit.ly/9Pt41 Be inspired.
Deschooling society by Ivan Illich (digress.it version and eBook) http://bit.ly/lvBhn
Google Apps for Education: ePortfolio and Formative Assessment Workflow:http://bit.ly/15SR0m

Higher Education: sponsorship opportunity
Buy a college-themed casket for your death! http://tinyurl.com/mk4e3c

Innovation
EU funded P2P network develops next generation internet TV http://bit.ly/14QdJM & http://www.p2p-next.org/
Innovation boost for UK business as companies invited to bid for £6m investment http://bit.ly/zAW4o

Google Book Settlement
Open Book Alliance on the Google book settlement http://www.openbookalliance…
Pamela Samuelson: The Audacity Of The Google Book Search Settlement http://bit.ly/9Ti3q

Economy
Jeffrey Sachs: The financial crisis one year after http://tinyurl.com/mbbxxv

Music
The Social History of the MP3 http://bit.ly/1qEX52

Wikipedia
Wired: “Wikipedia to Color Code Untrustworthy Text”http://is.gd/2J5Er

Privacy
OUT-LAW: Facebook promises to clarify privacy policy and allow more user control http://bit.ly/4jOVFm