Technical

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The Knowledge Web Problem

Jun 26 2023
The Knowledge Web Problem

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There is a huge problem rapidly approaching on the horizon of data society: the authenticity and custodianship of the Knowledge Web. This has been especially highlighted by the ever expanding AI data web crawling and soon to be encountered 'unravelling' of AI content as it devours its own output to...

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Billionaire Platform Society and You

Apr 26 2023
Billionaire Platform Society and You

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A time will shortly be upon us when we must decide, make a choice about how we might want our interweb to look and be in the near future and beyond. I think it boils down to a single catch-all choice: who owns the content and interactions of the Internet. This choice isn't new, it's been bubbling up...

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The Real Cost of Crypto and Chatbots

Apr 18 2023
The Real Cost of Crypto and Chatbots

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Today's angry place is focused on the double standards of embracing big tech without question versus espousal of critical literacy that exists in academia. Why is this so?

AI chatbot mass use is totally unsustainable from an environmental perspective, yet do we hear anyone talking about that in...

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Code Problem Solving

Feb 23 2023
Code Problem Solving

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I've been learning Grav and that mainly means learning how Twig templating works. I reckon I've made reasonable progress in the month Ive been working with Grav, so I feel good. Learning a new CMS and how to build the site and customise it's processes, I tend to just throw myself in and steadily wor...

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Knowing about the tech you use to teach

Feb 07 2023
Knowing about the tech you use to teach

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More thoughts on current tech. Trigger warning, these basic questions and points may cause offense. These thoughts were initially a Facebook post, but deserve further sharing. Too many academics are rushing toward this shining hill of gilded future promises. But should they?

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