Safe, ethical open online learning

“Filter bubbles”

Facebook: Blue Feed – Red Feed

Google is finally admitting it has a filter-bubble problem

“Fake news”

The city getting rich from fake news

Facebook to End News Feed Experiment in 6 Countries That Magnified Fake News

Mark Zuckerberg: I regret ridiculing fears over Facebook’s effect on election

Surveillance Capitalism

Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones

How companies turn your Facebook activity into a credit score

Google can now track your offline purchases

Your Phone Is Listening—Literally Listening—to Your TV

Fitness tracking app Strava gives away location of secret US army bases


China: Big Data Fuels Crackdown in Minority Region

Spyware’s Odd Targets: Backers of Mexico’s Soda Tax

Spyware in Mexico Targeted Investigators Seeking Students

In education

“…a new tale that’s being told with increasing frequency these days, in which tech industry executives and employees come forward – sometimes quite sheepishly, sometimes quite boldly – and admit that they have regrets, that they’re no longer “believers,” that they now recognize their work has been damaging to individuals and to society at large, that they were wrong.” – “The Tech Regrets Industry” – Audrey Watters

The cases against personalized learning

It’s Time to Make Student Privacy a Priority


Information Environmentalism

Digital Sanctuary

Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers and Four Moves (quick challenge).

The Digital Detox


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  2. Eduardo Quintana

    Es una pregunta que nunca ve había hecho, pero desde ahora se vuelve fundamental. Así que necesito meditar e indagar más sobre este asunto antes de opinar con profundidad y buscar mecanismos de seguridad para proponerlos al inicio de cursos. Por el momento, pedirle a los alumnos más prudencia en el uso del internet y sus aparatos, mejorar sus sistemas de seguridad.

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