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Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So then we get this: “By learning from its unsuccessful experience, Facebook has been seeking other ways to monetize their user database through social advertising. But it is very much like 2018. Ancient history? From Beacon to Cambridge Analytica, and Quantium.

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

During this time, large numbers of academics have moved away from reason and a scientific world view, to a social construction of reality in which all is equally true and false and the paradigm is one of anything goes.

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Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

As of August 2018, about 1000 pages are deleted from Wikipedia each day. HolonIQ, Nov 30, 2018 Though dated last June this market map appeared in my inbox from Holon only today. Consensus decision-making is an alternative to commonly practiced group decision-making processes.

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The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

And that goes for activity on social media too. I have observed people on social media who admit to measuring themselves by the number of followers / friends etc. Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life, MIT Press, [link] ).

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‘Betweenness’ : a way of being in the world

Jenny Connected

This was our abstract: Open education aspires to democratize education, promote inclusion and effect change through social justice. We offer an illustrative inventory of some social media interactional patterns to examine communication used in open online education communities.

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Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

and social media was a great step forward, assigning a role for creativity in the learning experience. But experience, ultimately, requires an openness that media platforms were unable to provide. The topic for the penultimate week in the E-Learning 3.0

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My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch

However the topic of building communities of practice or social learning was not high on the agenda of the conference (neither was performance support). Jef reaffirmed two ideas: My idea that a knowmad needs to use social media and online. An alternative is the high5 test.

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Harmony and hope as pedagogies for 2018

Jenny Connected

The idea stems from Stephen’s experience of Mastodon , a calmer, slower, quieter alternative to Twitter as a social media platform. Here’s wishing anyone who visits this post, Season’s Greeting and Best Wishes for 2018.

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Dealing with resistance and difficulties


Yesterday we had a discussion with other homeschooling parents about “everything is cool and easy” picture that you usually get from the social media profiles of others and the importance of talking about the reality which is challenging enough. This is something that was in drafts for a while and I hesitated about publishing it – it is personal and about difficult things.

2018 109

Useless Advice

How to Save the World

The distractor’s agility is amazing — s/he whirrs in front of me almost like a hummingbird, alternately almost coming to a stop and then whizzing off again. Don’t hide away, but spend your social time with people who can help you, mutually, joyously, discover and be who you are.

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Letter of Termination

How to Save the World

Following is a partial listing of some of the ways in which your consortium member organizations have abrogated the spirit and substance of our long-standing agreement with you, leaving us no alternative but to take this step: Representative Democracy LLC: Your “representatives” have not represented us at all. And we are dismantling the oligopolies of mainstream media, social media, and telecommunications. image from Fill at Pixabay CC0.

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