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The grey areas of sharing information in a free and open way

Information paywall, via wawoodworth, FlickrCreative Commons I try not to let my emotions get the best of me, but when it comes to the topics of informatics and data preservation, my passion sometimes gets in the way of making a

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Posted in Data archiving, Internet, Research, Society, Technology

Data protection: More than saving data, it's saving culture

Digital storage, via Danny Nicholson,Flickr Creative Commons I made a plea to my Facebook friends a few weeks ago to donate to the Internet Archive. Realizing thousands of entities petition us for our money, I also told them I’d write

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Posted in Data archiving, Internet, Technology, Web Content Creation

Writediteach.com to participate in American Censorship Day

The United States Congress is going to hold hearings on what could potentially be the U.S.’s first Internet censorship system. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) (related to the former senate version, the PROTECT IP Act) is being rapidly pushed

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Posted in Internet, Technology

On education, technology, and their crossroad

Hey all! This is a super-quick update to let you know that I’m doing some guest writing again for LearnTheNet.org. I mentioned it previously, but for the short-term at least it appears I’ve been bumped up to writing twice a

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Posted in Education, Technology

Opera, Opera Turbo, Google Chrome, and the WebP Image Format

Hey all! Something just came to my attention while doing some work for a client, and I thought I’d bring it up as it doesn’t seem to be well known or documented. Note beforehand that though I’ve been using computers

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Posted in Technology, Web Content Creation

Autumn 2011 Write Edit Teach Update from the Author

Hello, all! I just wanted to give you a brief update on what’s going on with me. I just wrapped up over two months of English teaching at a summer camp in Spain. In fact, it’s the same camp that

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Posted in Teaching and Tutoring, Technology, Writing

Do Internet-connected books have a future sooner than later?

Books that are connected to the Internet may have many advantages, but will publishers, authors and the public play along? The combination of two interesting articles I read today has my brain spinning with ideas about the future of writing,

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Posted in Editing, Technology, Writing

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