Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Google jockeys. For example, if a user’s GPS indicates he is in a movie theatre, the device may automatically turn off its ringer. Why does Facebook have patents to listen (eavesdrop) through the microphone for ambient sound if they are only using it for uploading your video?

2018 203

A Conversation about Community in the Distributed web

Jenny Connected

course centred on a Google Hangout discussion between Stephen Downes and Roland Legrand. Stephen had asked participants to create a community through consensus, without giving us any indication of how to do this, or what else to do, and ideally without using a centralised space.

2018 148

(Microlearning) tool of the month: Guidiance

Joitske Hulsebosch

Guidiance Guidiance.com has the bad luck that Google is on the outlook for typos. Google thinks you make a typo and mean guidance, so pay attention to the i :). You can indicate whether participants can comment on the sources.

2018 130

Workplace Analytics for Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

While Microsoft undoubtedly has its own research to draw on for such analytics, it would be worth reviewing Google’s research on itself on what makes a perfect team.

2018 116