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Learning Keeps Going.

https://www.learningkeepsgoing.org/ Coronavirus is posing unprecedented challenges to schools, colleges and universities around the globe. To help you keep the learning going, a coalition of education organizations has curated free tools, strategies, tips and best practices for teaching online.   Teachers & Leaders  Find guidance, best practices and strategies from experts in the field to assist you in […]

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Diplo Online Courses

May 2020 online courses Stuck at home? It’s the perfect opportunity to take an online course. Our next course sessions start on 4 May 2020. Register now to reserve your place in these popular courses: Bilateral Diplomacy Diplomacy of Small States E-Diplomacy Artificial Intelligence: Technology, Governance, and Policy Frameworks Apply by30 March 2020 for Diplo certificate courses. […]

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IEEE Blockchain eLearning Modules

The IEEE Blockchain Initiative offers a series of online eLearning modules on Blockchain. Learn from the experts about how this emerging technology will offer a new way of conducting transactions, securing networks, and recording the validity and origin of data. Courses will cover a range of topics, including the fundamentals of Blockchain, key technologies, architecture, […]

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Millions of websites face ‘insecure’ warnings

Some well-known websites could stop functioning properly on Wednesday, 4 March, after a bug was found in the digital certificates used to secure them. The organisation that issues the certificates revealed that three million need to be immediately revoked. Visitors to affected sites will be greeted with an alert warning them the site is insecure. […]

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Truth decay: How digital technologies are helping shatter our shared sense of reality

‘Now it is the struggle for the soul of humankind,’ warns social psychologist CBC Radio · Posted: Feb 07, 2020 3:51 PM ET | Last Updated: February 7 Listen to the full episode 54:02 https://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/truth-decay-how-digital-technologies-are-helping-shatter-our-shared-sense-of-reality-1.5456006 This year has been eventful: the novel coronavirus outbreak, Brexit, the shooting down of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752, and the U.S. presidential impeachment […]

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Library Freedom Institute, a one-of-a kind privacy-focused four-month program for librarians.

Privacy issues are a critical part of digital inclusion work. I participated in the last cohort of the Library Freedom Institute and I can’t recommend it highly enough. Whether you know a little or a lot about current privacy issues going in, you will learn a lot and meet a lot of very passionate, talented […]

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Internet of Things (IOT) Checklist for Consumers

The Internet of Things (IOT) describes a network of Internet-connected, or smart devices that are capable of collecting and communicating information about the device user. An IOT device describes an Internet-connected or data-connected device, such as a smart phone or smart thermostat. On this page IOT checklist for consumers Other privacy and security factors to consider Other resources for […]

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Online Non Profit Resource

https://www.nptechforgood.com/ About Founded in 2005 as a Myspace Page by Heather Mansfield, Nonprofit Tech for Good focuses on providing useful, easy-to-understand news and resources related to nonprofit technology, online communication, and mobile and social fundraising. Today, with nearly 50,000 monthly visitors and more than one million followers on social networks, Nonprofit Tech for Good is a leading […]

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TOWARDS A GLOBAL FRAMEWORK FOR CYBER PEACE AND DIGITAL COOPERATION: AN AGENDA FOR THE 2020s

Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Matthias C. Kettemann and Max Senges with Katharina Mosene Prefaces by António Guterres, UN Secretary-General, and the “Father of the Internet”, Vint Cerf Based on the ideas put forward in the book “Towards a Global Framework for CyberPeace and Digital Cooperation: An Agenda for the 2020s” (download full draft) stakeholders from across the […]

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CBC Ideas Podcast

http://21393.mc.tritondigital.com/CBC_IDEAS_P/media-session/cd3d7213-3894-4410-8266-9b736a987890/ideas-bYJHPder-20191219.mp3 Get thee behind me, tech: putting humans before social media Douglas Rushkoff witnessed the initial promise of the internet ⁠— a ‘social medium’ for thoughtful encounters and the democratizing of knowledge. It’s since become ‘social media’; a system that colonizes our minds and enriches a handful of ethically challenged developers. Rushkoff says we need […]