Giant Zero Journalism, cont’d

Doc Searls

While doing research on another topic, I ran across this post by Amy Gahran ( @agahran ) in Poynter , riffing off a March 2007 post on my old blog titled Giant Zero Journalism. Here’s the post: We’ll start with Corporations Co-opt Citizen Journalism , by Frank Beacham , who concludes, I predict that in a world overflowing with dreadful citizen-made images, talented photographers and videographers will survive. Good journalism may be hard, but technology is easy.

The problem for people isn’t advertising, and the problem for advertising isn’t blocking. The problem for both is tracking.

Doc Searls

adtech advertising Business Identity Internet Journalism Law marketing privacy problems publishing security

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Airport psych security: snake oil on a plane?

Mind Hacks

Nature has an extensive article on the 'deception detection training' that's been widely rolled out for airport security staff and anti-terrorism police despite that fact that is has barely been publicly tested. However, there is no convincing evidence that has been published in peer-reviewed journals to suggest it can actually improve the ability to pick up deception. Link to Nature 'Airport security: Intent to deceive

Do you really need all this personal information, @RollingStone?

Doc Searls

Existing law provides for the confidentiality of personal information in various contexts and requires a business or person that suffers a breach of security of computerized data that includes personal information, as defined, to disclose that breach, as specified.

The Daily Tab for 2017_06_06

Doc Searls

The Wall Street Journal sticks it to non-paying readers and non-paying Google in one move. Errata Security : Your printers and files are designed to narc on you. Business Ideas Journalism News Uncategorized VRM

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The postal model of privacy

Doc Searls

government , which is clearly acting at variance with the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution , which says, The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series | Main | Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil » June 19, 2008 Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content Honest to goodness, someone please respond to me so we can have an open conversation about this. There is a journal, Field Methods , with an editor - H. Have you researched Open Access Journals and found that model to be wanting?

The only way publishing can escape the forest of silos

Doc Searls

One standard way we can advertise our own wants, needs and other intentions to the marketplace , securely, with minimized fear of surveillance or other offenses to our privacy. Business Cluetrain Journalism Personal clouds

2013_07_18 Link pile

Doc Searls

It explains, Securely self-hosting your websites, email, files and more has never been easier (or cheaper!). Journalism, publishing. infrastructure Internet Journalism Links Markets. Why shouting about discounts won’t satisfy your customers , by Natalie Brandweiner in MyCustomer. From Disney to dishwashers: Digital CRM to change customer experience , by Ashley Smith in SearchCRM. Venture Capital Funding At Its Lowest Since 2010 — A By The Numbers Look.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Of General Interest to Edupatents | Main | Spyware Alert - Thx to DArcy Norman » April 18, 2007 "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal) Question: How self-referential can one get in blogging before you cross into the Dark Side?

How the Internet becomes the Content-o-net

Doc Searls

The Obama administration is negotiating a trade agreement with 34 other countries — the text of which it refuses to make public, citing national security concerns — that according to leaked reports would include increased liability for content hosting companies and service providers.


Doc Searls

It’s also why, even with COICA (the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act) still in its larval stage, Homeland Security can kill off websites for alleged copyright infringement without showing probable cause, issuing a warrant, or anything else so traditionally procedural. Business Future Journalism Places Politics Technology VRM infrastructure problemsWe’ll start with three essential posts on the Wikileaks matter.

Circular quoting

Doc Searls

Business Geology history Journalism Photography Places ResearchSo I’m writing about financialization. Kevin Phillips ‘ prophetic book on the subject, Bad Money , is open on my desk. (He He published it in early 2007, in advance of The Crash.) But it doesn’t contain the definitional quote that I need. So I turn to Wikipedia.

Write and Wrong

Doc Searls

The only real mistake would be to fire Gray in the name of Apple’s legendary impenetrable security, breached by the power of German beer and one single human error. Of course, what Gizmodo did was an example of investigative journalism at work. Mainstream journals and broadcasters sometimes pay for stories, leads, video and audio recordings, photographs. A couple decades later that lesson was enlarged by “Notes Toward a Journalism of Consciousness,&# by D.

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Toward no longer running naked through the digital world

Doc Searls

Take journalism, for example. In reverse chronological order, here’s just some what I’ve said on the topic: The first two podcasts we’ve done so far at Linux Journal. Privacy is still personal (4 May 2018 in Linux Journal ).


Doc Searls

The Onion on the Inauguration: Security Measures For The Inauguration. Tags: Events Travel theoninon The Onion Places inauguration Life problems Bush Journalism obama News Art Politics No One At White House Knows What To Do With Old Pair Of Rumsfeld’s Pants. Most Frequently Heard Words In Obama’s Inauguration Speech. Obama Inauguration Speech Ruined By Incessant Jackhammering. Hillary Clinton Mouthing Along To Presidential Oath.

Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

In some cases it involve intermediaries, about which Matthew says this: Instead, such monitoring could be outsourced to a trusted third party, which could then require anyone who uses that data to comply with a privacy and information security code of conduct, and that’s what Kauffman thinks will occur. I especially like John Battelle ‘s thinking out loud about his work in both journalism and advertising, straddling publishing’s collapsed “Chinese wall.”

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Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Dean Starkman has written a lengthy piece in the Columbia Journalism Review, assessing the writings of a group of us he calls the “Future of News” movement. That essay, Confidence Game , focusses principally on Jay Rosen and me, both of NYU’s Carter Institute , and Jeff Jarvis of CUNY , though noting some similarity of vision with Emily Bell of Columbia, Dan Gillmor of Arizona, and John Paton , publisher of the Journal-Register Company. Clay Shirky.

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One More Industry Where Employment is Dropping as Output Rises

Andy McAfee

Blockchain Killer-Apps

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent WSJ CIO Journal article noted that blockchain seems poised to change how supply chains work. The other major kind of blockchain killer-apps will likely deal with identity management and data security.

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A Framework for the Safe Management of Digital Identities and Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a world that’s increasingly governed by digital transactions and data, our existing methods for managing security and privacy are proving inadequate. However, safeguarding the data used to validate identities creates security and privacy issues of its own.

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Shaping the Future of the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Winter 2016 issue of Dædalus , the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences , is devoted to the Internet. As a result, there’s no one overall owner responsible for security , - arguably the biggest challenge facing the Internet.

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Blockchain Killer-Apps

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In my opinion, there will likely be two major kinds of blockchain killer-apps: those primarily aimed at reducing the friction and overheads in complex transaction involving multiple institutions; and those primarily aimed at strengthening the security and privacy of the Internet through identity management and data sharing. A recent WSJ CIO Journal article noted that blockchain seems poised to change how supply chains work.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hey! Editors of "Educational Researcher".Get a FREAKING CLUE!!!!!

Mark Oehlert

Mallette.and anybody else directly involved with the choice to publish the journal " Educational Researcher " through SAGE. Why not follow the model of the Public Library of Science Journals ? Or Open Access Journals ?

A Framework for the Safe Management of Digital Identities and Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a world that’s increasingly governed by digital transactions and data, our existing methods for managing security and privacy are proving inadequate. But to reach a higher level of privacy and security, we need to establish trusted data ecosystems, which requires the exchange and sharing of data across a variety of institutions. However, safeguarding the data used to validate identities creates security and privacy issues of its own.

Data 100

networked social capital

Harold Jarche

Releasing the data was meant to preserve an important historical record, but analyzing it is the only way to understand what happened and bolster national security.”

The True Value of a Good Education: Adaptability to a Changing Environment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recently published article on the non-academic employability of life science PhDs found that “A majority (82%) of professionals (PhD graduates and completed postdoctoral fellows) considered that their PhD helped secure their first position. In 2011, the science journal Nature published a special issue on The Future of the PhD.

Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

Blogging clearly got OBSOLESCED, but—far more importantly—so did the rest of journalism. They write and post in journals of various kinds on social media. Nothing challenges our understanding of infrastructure better than a crisis, and we have a big one now in Houston.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the security camera industry, [deep learning networks] are making it possible to understanding crowd behavior, which will make public places and airports safer.

A Reading List

Doc Searls

From Linux Journal —. Maintaining Independence and Privacy in a World of Security and Surveillance. I thought I’d assemble a reading list of blog posts and other stuff I’ve written or said recently, for Andreas Weigend ‘s Social Data Revolution class at the UC Berkeley School of Information , in which I participated a few days ago. So here goes. All this is stuff published roughly since The Intention Economy came out: From this blog —.

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[liveblog] Noam Chomsky and Bart Gellman at Engaging Data

David Weinberger

For the most part what’s happening is that these security institutions genuinely believe most of the time that what they’re doing is protecting us from big threats that we don’t understand. That’s why you should be extremely cautious when you hear an appeal to security. I don’t doubt that the US security folks believe it, but it is without meaning. It’s right there in mainstream journals. Those are the real security threats.

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July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

July 25, 2011 This American Life Asks Listeners to Text To Donate , July 25, 2011 Even More Secure Access to Accounts , July 19, 2011 Cuts to Social Security? Best of Mobile Learning.

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Losing interest in social media: there is no there there

George Siemens

The substance needs to exist somewhere else (an academic profile, journal articles, blogs, online courses). Maybe, despite the comfort and security that your job offers, you, too, have noticed cracks in the technotopian bubble. Google+ was a bit of a breaking point for me. After recreating my online social network ( largely based on blogs from early 2000) in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora, G+ was a chore.

2013_06_30 Link Pile

Doc Searls

Beyond feudal security: what’s happening to online security and freedom. In the Louisville Courier-Journal. By Yuko Takeo in The Wall Street Journal. Lessin in The Wall Street Journal. Surveillance. By Cory Doctorow in BoingBoing. Freedom: The Big American Lie: The U.S. try hard to believe in the internet’s liberating power. Therefore the N.S.A. scandal is forgotten and a new movie is already playing. By Thomas Frank in

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. The latter may cause some concern from the vantage point of the Chief Security Office.

Cloud Computing and the Changing Role of the CIO

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Enterprises then started to consolidate most of these departmental servers into a few large centralized data centers that were easier to manage and secure. An additional set of challenges were discussed in The Evolving Cloud Agenda , an industry panel led by CIO Journal editor Michael Hickins.

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What’s the Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Our 21st Century Digital Economy?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

More recently, USC’s Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism conducted a study to better understand the key competencies companies were looking for, and whether their talent requirements were being adequately addressed by universities.

Some Early Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On April 22, CIO Journal deputy editor Steve Rosenbush published a column on the Boston Marathon bombing investigation. I’ve worked closely with Steve since last April when CIO Journal started posting my blogs.

Daily Outline

Doc Searls

The NSA-Reform Paradox: Stop Domestic Spying, Get More Security. ” Also by Bruce: The NSA is breaking most encryption on the Internet and NSA Surveillance: a guide to staying secure. Security and Pervasive Monitoring. Input on the privacy and security implications of the Internet of Things. Trsst: a distributed secure blog platform for the open web. ” The govt should stay out of journalism. The Net.

Reflecting on Learning Analytics and SoLAR

George Siemens

Simon Buckingham Shum and Dragan were critical in securing this relationship, and in many ways for the academic rigour now found in LAK. We had spent time in late 2011 discussing a journal, but didn’t get much traction on this until 2012. In early April, Dragan and Simon had put together an overview of the journal theme and it was approved by SoLAR executive and announced at LAK12. Shane and Dragan have been the main drivers of the Journal of Learning Analytics.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Mark Oehlert

The Wall Street Journal on June 18 ran an article on social networking at IBM. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Net Work Learning article

Harold Jarche

The New Security Learning Foundation held its conference just prior to Online Educa last year in Berlin. I wrote an article, called Net Work Learning, for the journal that is distributed to members and conference attendees.

SEC opens the gates to crowdfunding and a new structure of capitalism

Ross Dawson

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting piece called SEC Boots Up for the Internet Age. The article begins: Federal securities regulators are weighing demands to make it easier for fast-growing companies to use social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to raise money by tapping thousands of investors for very small amounts of shares. The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking at adapting its rules to encourage Internet-age techniques for small companies raising capital.