Category: Internet Research

Women and ICT Policy

Women and ICT Policy: Focusing efforts into increasing women’s participation in policy, regulatory and advocacy issues is an effective and powerful way to achieve competitive and fair levels in the ICT sector. This has the potential to increase the role of women in community decision making, where they can influence policy issues at any government […]

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free software free society

FREE SOFTWARE, FREE SOCIETY The Thiruvananthapuram Declaration May 29, 2005 We are currently living in a world that is increasingly gettinginterconnected and the issues of our concern are becoming global.Along the way, new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)transformed the process of knowledge construction and dissemination inour society. This process is transforming other fields of humancreativity […]

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abuse: the darker side of hci

——————————————————————– CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS ——————————————————————– „Abuse: the darker side of human-computer interaction‰ An INTERACT 2005 Workshop ==================================================================== Date: Monday, September 12 (Full day) Location: Rome, Italy Submission Deadline: extended to May 30 Web-site: www.agentabuse.org ==================================================================== AIMS AND SCOPE OF THE WORKSHOP ============================== Computers are often the subject of our wrath and often, we feel, […]

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Anonymity and Privacy

Anonymity and Privacy : some interesting compsci type readings on the topic

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The End User: What came before blogs

The End User: What came before blogs Usenet newsgroups, recognizable by their unique naming system, like rec.crafts.jewelry or comp.sys.hp.misc, came to life on the Internet around 1979 as semipermanent bulletin boards. You could post a question to alt.animals.dogs.collies, and answers from fellow collie devotees from around the world would be available for anyone to read. […]

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Significant Developents in Global Internet Law in 2004

Significant Developents in Global Internet Law in 2004: This assessment attempts to edit a complex universe of dazzlingly diverse issues down to a manageable analysis — the past really is prologue, and thinking about the most crucial issues from 2004 can help to bring 2005 into clearer focus. As Covington & Burling approach their tenth […]

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European Union IT research is failing

European Union IT research is failing: Viviane Reding, European Commission information society and media commissioner, said, “Fast-changing IST research is, and must remain, a key driver for the rapid economy-wide technological innovation on which Europe’s skilled jobs ultimately depend.” She said, “I intend to respond very quickly to the panel’s concerns about red tape, which […]

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European Union IT research is failing

European Union IT research is failing: Viviane Reding, European Commission information society and media commissioner, said, “Fast-changing IST research is, and must remain, a key driver for the rapid economy-wide technological innovation on which Europe’s skilled jobs ultimately depend.” She said, “I intend to respond very quickly to the panel’s concerns about red tape, which […]

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Digital Learning Cultures in the Information Landscape – Clifford Lynch, Syllabus Keynote

Digital Learning Cultures in the Information Landscape – Clifford Lynch, Syllabus Keynote: “As executive director of the Coalition for Networked Information, Clifford Lynch has an exceptional view of the changing landscape of information in the digital realm. In these excerpts from his July 19 keynote at Syllabus2004, Lynch takes a look at t” (Via Online […]

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Maybe I've Been Asleep for a While…

Maybe I’ve Been Asleep for a While…: “ …but when did Amazon start tracking blogs? It’s weird to see a screenshot of my old template, but it’s also interesting to see their ‘recommendations,’ i.e., people who visit my website might also enjoy Liz Lawley, Unfogged, Culture Cat, and Arts and Letters Daily. At least I’m […]

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