InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Fusking

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th May 2015

Fusking = using a program to extract files names from a website that would seem obvious. Like 1.jpg, 2.jpg, etc. http://fusking.urbanup.com/3995415#.VVNxIdIMi54. How hackers built software to steal naked photos from hundreds of women automatically Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/hackers-used-photofucket-to-hack-photobucket-and-steal-naked-photos-2015-5#ixzz3a2AIkoNT The Dark Art Of “Fusking” http://www.buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulos/the-dark-art-of-fusking Fusking: Photobucket Fights Back Against Peeping Toms, Sends Takedown Notice To Reddit […]

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drones and privacy

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th April 2015

Weighing in on drone privacy rules http://fcw.com/articles/2015/04/27/drone-privacy-rules.aspx National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s “multi-stakeholder process” to develop privacy policies for commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems. The Future of Privacy Forum said privacy threats aren’t equal and a lot can depend on exactly what technologies a given UAS is carrying. More on drones in this […]

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snapchat and education

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 9th March 2015

The author erroneously focuses on Snapchat as a service and university administration, monitoring and censorship; it is a basic issue of education. Educating the Millennials and Gen Z about privacy, netiquette and digital humanity. Education is about letting students explore, fail, learn from their failure and improve. #FinlandPhenomenon Temporary Messages, Lasting Impact https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/02/27/monitoring-student-behavior-snapchat-next-impossible-administrators-say From the […]

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big data history

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 2nd March 2015

A Bried History of BIG Data A Brief History of Big Data from Bernard Marr Volume, Velocity, Variety Business Intelligence Internet of Things privacy, security, intellectual property mobile Internet  

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password manager

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th December 2014

How and why to set up and use a password manager Commit to a password manager to make your online life easier and more secure. http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-and-why-to-set-up-and-use-a-password-manager/ A password manager stores the passwords for your various online accounts and profiles and saves you from having to remember and enter each one each time you visit a […]

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Role of Libraries in Closing the Digital Skills Gap

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th November 2014

Keynote, Libraries as a Bridge: The Role of Libraries in Closing the Digital Skills Gap by Bobbi Newman • October 17, 2014 http://librarianbyday.net/2014/10/17/keynote-libraries-as-a-bridge-the-role-of-libraries-in-closing-the-digital-skills-gap/ Libraries as a Bridge: The Role of Libraries in Closing the Digital Skills Gap from Bobbi Newman

Posted in Digital literacy, information literacy, Library and information science | 1 Comment »

technology for early childhood students

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 19th November 2014

Plan for today, Mon, Nov 17 class session: Parent involvement in their children’s social emotional and academic development. Introduce myself, who I am, who do I work with. Why is it good to know IMS and consider working with IMS. How to contact us – 5 min Start with a video from the following IMS […]

Posted in digital citizenship, digital identity, Digital literacy, gamification, gaming, technology literacy | 1 Comment »

Teenagers, The Internet, And Privacy

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th November 2014

The Truth About Teenagers, The Internet, And Privacy http://www.fastcompany.com/3037962/then-and-now/the-truth-about-teenagers-the-internet-and-privacy danah boyd, a professor at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for the Internet and Society, argues that teenagers closely scrutinize what they share online because it is a way for them to negotiate their changing identities. In her book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, […]

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WHAT ARE YOU REVEALING ONLINE? MUCH MORE THAN YOU THINK

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 6th October 2014

WHAT ARE YOU REVEALING ONLINE? MUCH MORE THAN YOU THINK http://ideas.ted.com/2014/07/01/do-you-know-what-youre-revealing-online-much-more-than-you-think/ Right now in the U.S. it’s essentially the case that when you post information online, you give up control of it. Some companies may give you that right, but you don’t have a natural, legal right to control your personal data. So if a […]

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‘Anti-Facebook’ platform

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 1st October 2014

Ello ‘Anti-Facebook’ platform Ello attracts thousands Ello’s manifesto says it won’t track your info and send it to advertisers. If you don’t say you agree, it sends you to Facebook.

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