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Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Independent Third-Party Review of @AthabascaU (PDF) http://www.athabascau.ca/aboutau/documents/third-party/5-1-2017-third-party-review.pdf "develop a plan for the redevelopment of its information and communication technology infrastructure and services, so that the institution capitalizes on available flexible and cloud-based services and positions itself to be responsive to future developments in the field."

Grant Potter

https://ssd.eff.org/ Self-Defense is @eff's guide to defending yourself and your friends from surveillance by using secure technology & developing careful practices

Grant Potter

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jun/06/internet-of-things-smart-home-smart-city "But the main problem with the virtual assistant is that it fosters an approach to the world that is literally thoughtless, leaving users disinclined to sit out any prolonged frustration of desire, and ever less critical about the processes that result in gratification."

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/05/meet-the-counterantidisintermediationists/527553/ "Perhaps the most compelling vision of the technological future is also the most modest."

Grant Potter

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/04/the-tragedy-of-google-books/523320/ "First copyright statute in the USA was called An Act for the Encouragement of Learning. Copyright terms were to last fourteen years, with the option to renew for another fourteen, but only if the author was alive at the end of the first term. The idea was to strike a “pragmatic bargain” between authors and the reading public. Authors would get a limited monopoly on their work so they could make a living from it; but their work would retire quickly into the public domain."‬

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