Tag: privacy

Digitally Literate #199

Nothing lessDigitally Lit #199 – 5/25/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to Digitally Literate. In this newsletter, I try to synthesize what happened this week so you can be digitally literate as well. This week I worked on several things behind the scenes that will hopefully blossom later. One of the…

Digitally Literate #198

We’ve got this all wrong Digitally Lit #198 – 5/18/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to Digitally Literate. In this newsletter, I try to synthesize what happened this week so you can be digitally literate as well. I posted a couple of things this week: Journaling as a means to scaffold…

Digitally Literate #197

The privacy paradox Digitally Lit #197 – 5/11/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to Digitally Literate. In this newsletter, I try to synthesize what happened this week so you can be digitally literate as well. I posted a couple of things this week: Formative and Summative Assessments – An overview of…

Digitally Literate #196

Dark, toxic corners of the InternetDigitally Lit #196 – 5/4/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to Digitally Literate. In this newsletter, I try to synthesize what happened this week so you can be digitally literate as well. I posted a couple of things this week: Putting down your phone may help…

Digitally Literate #195

The survival of the species Digitally Lit #195 – 4/27/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to Digitally Literate. In this newsletter, I try to synthesize what happened this week so you can be digitally literate as well. I posted a couple of things this week: Lock your phone when handing to…

My TED talk: how I took on the tech titans in their lair

The reporter who broke the Cambridge Analytica–Facebook scandal has taken down the tech giants for undermining democracy. In a TED Talk in Vancouver, Carole Cadwalladr called out the “gods of Silicon Valley” for their role in helping authoritarians consolidate their power in different countries. Some quotes from the TED talk Facebook, you were on the wrong side…

Digitally Literate #194

Getting lost in the crowdDigitally Lit #194 – 4/20/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to Digitally Literate. In this newsletter, I try to synthesize what happened this week so you can be digitally literate as well. I posted a couple of things this week: Optimize algorithms to support kids online, not…

Privacy is too big to understand

As part of his Privacy Project newsletter, Charlie Warner talks about the challenges of defining and discussing privacy in current contexts. “Privacy” is an impoverished word — far too small a word to describe what we talk about when we talk about the mining, transmission, storing, buying, selling, use and misuse of our personal information.…

Digitally Literate #193

Freedom to PressDigitally Lit #193 – 4/13/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to Digitally Literate. In this newsletter, I try to synthesize what happened this week so you can be digitally literate as well. I posted a couple of things this week: Screentime has little effect on teenagers’ wellbeing, says study…