InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

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, […]

Posted in digital citizenship, digital divide, digital identity, digital immigrants, Digital literacy, digital naitives, Digital rights management (DRM), privacy, technology literacy | No Comments »

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.

Posted in Facebook, social media | 1 Comment »

Online privacy: It’s time for a new security paradigm

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th September 2014

Online privacy: It’s time for a new security paradigm http://fcw.com/articles/2014/09/23/online-privacy-new-security-paradigm.aspx Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report, Fragmentation of online identity means that we as online users are forced to struggle with proliferating accounts and passwords. And we are regularly required to reveal sensitive information about ourselves and repeatedly enter the same information to create accounts that establish […]

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Privacy and Surveillance — Obama Adviser John Podesta: ‘Every Country Has a History of Going Over the Line’

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 1st July 2014

Obama Adviser John Podesta: ‘Every Country Has a History of Going Over the Line’ http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/interview-with-obama-advisor-john-podesta-on-nsa-and-cyber-security-a-978297.html Instead of a no-spy deal, the US has begun a Cyber Dialogue with Germany. In a SPIEGEL interview, John Podesta, a special adviser to President Barack Obama, speaks of the balance between alliances and security and says that changes are […]

Posted in digital citizenship, Digital rights management (DRM), information technology | 2 Comments »

Center for Democracy & Technology

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th April 2014

Big Data and Privacy April 17, 2014 Big data has been generating big hype for a while. In January, the White House jumped into the fray, launching a big data and privacy review. CDT participated in all three public workshops convened in connection with the review and submitted written comments. CDT’s Big Data and Privacy […]

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On social media, privacy, etc.

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th March 2014

Twitter, Rape and Privacy on Social Media – The Cut http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/03/twitter-rape-and-privacy-on-social-media.html?mid=facebook_nymag ***************** Three thoughtful and thought-provoking essays about teaching social media use: “Why students should not be required to publicly participate online” online at http://prpost.wordpress.com/2010/04/25/why-students-should-not-be-required-to-publicly-participate-online/ “Notes on Student Privacy and Online Pedagogy” online at http://joshhonn.com/?p=65 “Why the Loon does not assign public social-media use” online […]

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