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Updated the lecture 08 page with lecture notes and some information about proposed Digital Rights Agency.

Updated the Assignments pdf on the Course documents page to include the questions from lecture 08.


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April 3, 2009 at 3:30 pm

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Some extra links

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This week on take21

Origins of the credit crisis in graphics, The crash in words and pictures, Editors discuss the future of newspapers and Facebook, cancer, Daily Mail.

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February 22, 2009 at 6:22 pm

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To Do Tasks

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By Week 4 you need to have completed the following:

Set up your blog

Post a short piece. 200 words on one of the topics covered in the lectures so far:

1. Digital Rights Management and creative content. (Music, iTunes, Kindle)

2. Creative Commons licenses

3. Science Commons, IP and licenses

4. Comment on the plan for ISPs to disconnect file sharers.

Creative Commons

Science Commons

Download An Introduction to Science Commons John Wilbanks and James Boyle

Out-law on file sharing and ISPs

5. Read the Carter Report on Digital Britain, section 3 Digital Content. Post a piece (200 words) in response to one or more of the paragraphs.

Download the report for print and offline reading

Alternatively read the report and other people’s comments. The numbered paragraphs will help us keep track

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February 17, 2009 at 5:30 pm

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5 things to do

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A reminder of the 5 things to do in preparation for Wednesday’s session is posted as an update to Lecture 02. People who do not read this by Wednesday pm need to do a 6th thing: get a feedreader. We will show you.

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February 10, 2009 at 9:33 pm

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Another blog

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To supplement the course material on this blog you may wish to have a look at another blog which I maintain.

Not all posts will be relevant, but if you read the headlines in your feedreader, you will be able to quickly identify anything of interest.


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February 5, 2009 at 11:37 pm

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