Tag: internet

Golden Ages and the Problem of Perception

I believe we are in a Golden Age of civilisation. Not everyone has this way of seeing. I hear many commentators, educators and parents express grave […] 

How can we know the dancer from the dance?

 In a world where fortunes are sought through data-mining vast information repositories, the computer is our indispensable but far from infallible assistant. Personas demonstrates the […] 

Digital Footprint


Cool Online Tools

Next week I facilitate a workshop designed to assist Year 11 students find some useful online tools to support their learning, especially research, collaboration, organisation, study and […] 

Startpage Australia

I have commenced experimenting with Startpage – the “world’s #1 privacy search engine” – which has launched in Australia. This search engine accesses “nine other search […] 

Why Wikipedians are the Weirdest People on the Internet

[vodpod id=Video.3185845&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] more about “ Why Wikipedians are the Weirdest Pe…“, posted with vodpod    

Google won't make us stupid

  “Most experts agree that Google won’t make us stupid.”   PREDICTIONS    

Golden Rules for Keeping Safe Online

Read Write Web recently posted a story that I thought would garner more comments. I suspect it only had three, as most people agree with Europe’s 17 […] 

'How Has The Internet Changed The Way You Think?'

Here are the best answers you are likely to read, compiled by the Edge Foundation at their World Question Centre, to this important question.   The following passage, from […] 


Senator Conroy’s recent announcement about the censorship of the internet in Australia has disturbed and perturbed Australians who reflect intelligently on the nature of our […] 

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