Monthly Archives: February 2012

Anti-ACTA demonstration in Strasbourg

Anti-ACTA demonstration in Strasbourg, originally uploaded by radiowood2000. Today sees demonstrations around the world to protest against ACTA, a so-called anti-copyright treaty negotiated in secret by the United States, which critics charge will limit the Internet even more than the…

Social Networks

From “The Social Network” (Press photo from Sony/Columbia Tristar) Social networks have come to mean, in the computer sense, websites or platforms that people use to communicate with each other. They differ from e-mail or newsletters or RSS feeds in…

Computer Games as Education

All due respect to forums, Facebook and Twitter, a recent conference discussed using computer games for education. The January 30 issue of the “International Herald Tribune” reports from the Learning Without Frontiers conference in London. Bristol Univrersity neuroscientist Paul Howard-Jones…