OPEN CALL: Apps from political candidates & causes often use our personal data in ways we don't realize. @firstname.lastname@example.org, @email@example.com, and I are dissecting apps from around the world. Nominate an app here! DMs open. @Info_Activism@twitter.com
Aaron Swartz’s A Programmable Web An Unfinished Work https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/pdf/10.2200/S00481ED1V01Y201302WBE005
The pandemic is teaching us to use data in new ways https://www.wired.co.uk/article/pandemic-data-policy
'Lazy,' 'Money-Oriented,' 'Single Mother': How Union-Busting Firms Compile Dossiers on Employees https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkdqaz/lazy-money-oriented-single-mother-how-union-busting-firms-compile-dossiers-on-employees
Scoop: Google is investigating the actions of another top AI ethicist https://www.axios.com/scoop-google-is-investigating-the-actions-of-another-top-ai-ethicist-50030739-ea3d-4ea2-b452-c228b4fc9773.html
The Complete List of Trump’s Twitter Insults (2015-2021) https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/01/19/upshot/trump-complete-insult-list.html
Covid-19 Coronavirus Data Dashboard https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/covid-19-coronavirus-infographic-datapack/
This is what lockdown sounds like
No Rest for the Wiki
The free encyclopedia is one of the last vestiges of an earlier internet https://www.bookforum.com/print/2704/the-free-encyclopedia-is-one-of-the-last-vestiges-of-an-earlier-internet-24256
@firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com @IFJGlobal@twitter.com @firstname.lastname@example.org @Info_Activism@twitter.com Looking for social media influencers for anti-vaxxing project across Europe & Central Asia. Please DM with email link for more details.
Can you spot when an online image has been manipulated?
Social media and memes allow images to circulate unverified - can you spot a fake?
Spot the fakes with our Doublecheck quiz online: https://doublecheck.theglassroom.org/english/ #Misinformation @Info_Activism@twitter.com
Capitol riots: Bumble dating app unblocks politics filter https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-55705664
Everyday steps you can take to control your digital privacy, security, and wellbeing in ways that feel right to you. https://datadetoxkit.org/en/home/
Period tracking app settles charges it lied to users about privacy https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/13/22229303/flo-period-tracking-app-privacy-health-data-facebook-google
Elections — There’s An App for That https://medium.com/@Info_Activism/elections-theres-an-app-for-that-4ddc82e0f0c8
Our personal data is being used for political purposes, and it has become a political asset, and an instrument for political influence. @Info_Activism@twitter.com explains, in less than 5 minutes, how our data can be harnessed by political actors. https://vimeo.com/469701415
Harnessing Wikipedia's superpowers for journalism https://datajournalism.com/read/longreads/harnessing-wikipedias-superpowers-for-journalism
Reflections on the European Democracy Action Plan: An Easily-Overlooked Concern | Heinrich Böll Stiftung https://www.boell.de/en/2020/12/17/reflections-european-democracy-action-plan-easily-overlooked-concern
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