New Transformations Website

Networking Action

I want to encourage all to join the SDG Transformations Forum blog (weekly, registration on upper right) and newsletter (quarterly, registration bottom of all site pages). The Forum is my major focus these days, and we aim for it to … Net Dev

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In the traditional model the server is in the middle (see image below), but in this new model, a network of servers is geographically distributed, meaning that when you click on a website you will get content from the local server; it will be accessible from the nearest convenient source.

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Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

According to Wikipedia’s own site an average of 561 new articles are written every day and Wikipedia develops at a rate of over 1.8 As of August 2018, about 1000 pages are deleted from Wikipedia each day. The website describes each briefly and links to some representative startups.

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Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

To help prepare for this task, watch the video ‘From Repositories to the Distributed Web’ as well as these videos on IPFS and Beaker: installing IPFS , making a website with IPFS , installing Beaker. Due: Nov 23, 2018. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video.

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Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

From Wikipedia “Beacon formed part of Facebook’s advertisement system that sent data from external websites to Facebook, for the purpose of allowing targeted advertisements and allowing users to share their activities with their friends. But it is very much like 2018.

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Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

The hotel must be central, so that as much as possible it is within walking distance of the main sites. It was not as spacious as it appears on their website photos. We did this by roaming through the back streets and visiting sites such as the Circus Maximus.

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E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

As Ben explained, Unlock enables anyone on the web to make money from your own website without going through a middleman, although it does not have to be about money. Everyone should have their own website. Our sites would then not be controlled by a single company.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page. Sometimes I feel as if I’m in possession of a great and important secret, but I live in a world where (almost) everyone else speaks a strange foreign language, so no one can understand me. “Hey!”,

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And So It Begins … By Shutting the Gate

Michael Sampson - Currents

That’s one way to deal with the requirements of GDPR (hat tip, BBC): A number of high-profile US news websites are temporarily unavailable in Europe after new European Union rules on data protection came into effect. This site is temporarily unavailable. ” Read more: GDPR: US news sites blocked to EU users over data protection rules.

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Networking to Find Better Work

How to Save the World

Step 10: Ancillary use of a website and social media.

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