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By Nishant Shah June 24, 2013 - 5:35pm Comments
Openness has become the buzzword for everything in India right now.
Big Data, People's Lives, and the Importance of Openness Blog Image
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By Zeynep Tufekci June 20, 2013 - 12:00pm Comments
Last Saturday, one day after I left Istanbul following an intense week of interviews with more than 100 Gezi Park protest participants, Turkish police forcefully cleared out the park, which had been occupied by protesters for the last three w
Be Quiet and Don’t Move So You Can Be Heard Blog Image
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By Doug Belshaw June 17, 2013 - 10:15am Comments
I work for Mozilla. We were one of 86 civil liberties groups that signed an open letter demanding swif
Privacy, the NSA and Web Literacies Blog Image
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By Whitney Burke June 16, 2013 - 9:40am Comments
It has been more than a decade since Marc Prensky popularized the term “digital natives” to describe youn
Wanted: A New Generation of Problem Solvers Blog Image
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By Whitney Burke June 15, 2013 - 9:20am Comments
In recent years, international development organizations have started incorporating digital media programming in an effort to merge storytelling and popular media into civic engagement and to bring young people together across national and cu
Enacting Social Change in a Digital Age: An International Case Study Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero June 14, 2013 - 10:20am Comments
Like Turkey, Brazil is seeing a wave of anti-government protests it hasn’t seen in years. Thousands of residents in several cities, including Brazil’s two biggest cities, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, are now organizing protests.
Social Media Fuels Anti-Government Unrest in Brazil Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold June 10, 2013 - 9:40am Comments
Does it continue to make sense to go to college when the sticker price of a college education is soaring, the amount of debt college students are taking on – even for the non-elite universities and what were formerly affordable public univers
MOOCs, Hype, and the Precarious Future of Higher Ed Blog Image
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By Julian Sefton-Green June 6, 2013 - 10:55am Comments
At this moment in time, on both sides of the Atlantic, digital making and the maker movement is enjoying its time in the sun.
Making and Education Reform: Learning to Ride the Wave Blog Image
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By Zeynep Tufekci June 3, 2013 - 12:46pm Comments
Protesters from one of the world’s richest countries, one of the world’s oldest autocracies, and one of the world’s rising developing countries walk into ...
Networked Politics from Tahrir to Taksim
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By S. Craig Watkins May 30, 2013 - 11:00am Comments
When President Barack Obama decided to kick off his “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tours” in Austin it highli
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By John Jones May 28, 2013 - 7:05am Comments
Over the past few months, there has been a growing backlash against MOOCs.
Are MOOCs An Extension of Academic Publishing into Teaching? Blog Image
Whitney Burke Profile Picture
By Whitney Burke May 24, 2013 - 3:35pm Comments
Which comes first, coordination or collaboration? It’s a classic chicken or egg debate that surfaces among network organizers and one that Peter Wardrip, a Ph.D.
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By danah boyd May 22, 2013 - 5:20pm Comments
Yesterday, Pew Internet and American Life Project (in collaboration with Berkman) unveiled a brilliant report about “Teens, Social Media, and Privacy.” 
Thoughts on Pew’s Latest Report: Notable Findings on Race and Privacy Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold May 20, 2013 - 4:15pm Comments
Blogging, commenting thoughtfully on others’ blogs, staying safe online, creating a positive digital footprint, using audio and video to connect with students in other parts of the world, creating and publishing video – at what grade level sh
Learning Online in the Second Grade: Linda Yollis Blog Image
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By Whitney Burke May 17, 2013 - 7:55am Comments
Taking advantage of the online world's ability to help youth develop knowledge, expertise, skills and important new literacies involves risks, but how much?
A Student-driven, Afterschool Technology Club

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