Google and the World Brain

Ben Lewis – Google and the World Brain

http://www.worldbrainthefilm.com/

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CyberMisogyny

Early Conversations – Gender and Networking
Gender Issues in Online Communication, Hoia-An Truong, Bay Area Women in Communication, for Computers, Freedom and Privacy 1993
http://mith.umd.edu/WomensStudies/Computing/Articles+ResearchPapers/gender-issues-online

Gender Issues in Computer Networking, LR Shade, talk given at Community Networking: the International Free-Net Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, Aug 17-19, 2014
http://mith.umd.edu/WomensStudies/Computing/Articles+ResearchPapers/gender-issues-networking

West Coast Leaf Cyber Misogyny Project, June 2014
http://www.westcoastleaf.org/index.php?pageID=247&parentid=29

Kasari Govender on Cyber Misogyny, CBC Sunday Report, August 14, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/shows/2014/08/10/kasari-govender-on-cyber-misogyny/

Mary Beard
Rebecca Mead, The Troll Slayer, A Cambridge Classicist Takes on Her Sexist Detractors, The New Yorker, September 1, 2014
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/01/troll-slayer

Danielle Citron
Hate Crimes in Cyberspace,  Harvard University Press, 2014
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368293

Google Wants You to Share Everything

Janet Davidson, CBC News, October 16, 2013: Google’s ‘shared endorsement’ ads spark user backlash.

In the Wild West world of online advertising, Google is hoping to add a new weapon to its already formidable arsenal: your name and face.

The internet behemoth is planning to deploy names and photos of users of its Google Plus social network and reviews they’ve made there to pitch products to their online friends and tout the quaint little neighbourhood restaurant.

Google is offering users a way to opt out of these new “shared endorsements.”But the plan that is expected to launch next month has already sparked a backlash…