The internet, privacy and terrorism… | paulbernal64

As is sadly all too common after an act of terrorism, freedom on the internet is also under attack – and almost entirely for spurious reasons. This is not, of course anything new. As the late and much lamented Douglas Adams, who died back in 2001 put it:
“I don’t think anybody would argue now that the Internet isn’t becoming a major factor in our lives. However, it’s very new to us. Newsreaders still feel it is worth a special and rather worrying mention if, for instance, a crime was planned by people ‘over the Internet’.”

The headlines in the aftermath of the Westminster attack were…

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Weeknote 12/2017 | Doug Belshaw

This week I’ve been:
Sending out Thought Shrapnel, my weekly newsletter loosely structured around education, technology, and productivity. Issue #251 was entitled ‘Vernal Equinox’.
Releasing Chapter 4 of my productivity audiobook: #uppingyourgame: a practical guide to personal productivity. This latest chapter is on ‘time’.
Collaborating with two of my We Are Open Co-op colleagues, Laura Hilliger and Bryan Mathers. We ran a mini-thinkathon for ourselves around the topic of ‘digital employability’.
Recording and releasing Episode 79 of the Today In Digital Education (TIDE) podcast with my…

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