Tag Archives: Internet

Post 3a: Web technologies – Forerunners and Past

Forerunners Paul Otlet (born 1868; died 1944) is considered to be one of the ‘fathers’ of Information Science. Prompted by the belief that books were an inefficient mode of information storage, Otlet developed his idea for ‘the creation of a … Continue reading

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Recent event: “What do people really know about the net?”

John Naughton, Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology at the Open University and fellow of Wolfson College Cambridge, recently gave a presentation as part of the Arcadia Project seminar series. “What do people really know about the net?” is … Continue reading

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Recent event: “The fifth estate of the internet realm”

Bill Dutton, director of the Oxford Internet Institute, recently presented a seminar CRASSH in Cambridge, entitled ‘The fifth estate of the internet realm’. It gave me lots of ‘food for thought’ for developing my resources here, in terms of thinking … Continue reading

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