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UK suspends payments from £3bn EU development fund days after Brexit vote

independent.co.uk - Payments from a £3bn European development fund were suspended indefinitely by the UK Government just days after the vote to leave the EU, The Independent can reveal. In a move that exposes the almo...

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix

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openculture.com - Earlier this week, Oxford’s Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other ancient bibles, some of them quite beautiful. No...

9 Tips for Maximizing Reach & Engagement on Facebook

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animoto.com - On June 29, Facebook announced a new algorithm change that puts more emphasis on content from family and friends. This is great news for those of us who’ve felt we’ve been missing out on important ...

'Abu Ghraib'-style images of children in detention in Australia triggers public inquiry

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theguardian.com - Australia’s prime minister has launched a public inquiry after the broadcast of footage of children in detention being abused, hooded and bound in a manner likened to Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay....

Council leader says cash paid for London free school site is ‘staggering waste’

theguardian.com - The government has spent £33.5m buying premises for a secondary free school that would be next to two thriving comprehensives, Education Guardian can reveal, in a move described by the local counci...

Sheila MacNeill

Senior Lecturer in Blended Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University, I am interested in all aspects of the development and use of technology in education.

America’s biggest chip manufacturers have admitted that transistors are about to stop shrinking

technologyreview.com - Moore’s Law has been slowing for a while. But the U.S. industry that exploits it has finally recognized that it is about to die. The Semiconductor Industry Association—made up of the likes of Intel...

Open data partnership to create new opportunities

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statements.qld.gov.au - The Palaszczuk Government is tapping into an international network to fully realise the potential of open data with the announcement of a funding agreement with the Open Data Institute Queensland (...

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What makes a great tech entrepreneur? - Digital Catapult Centre

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digitalcatapultcentre.org.uk - What qualities and skills does a budding tech entrepreneur need to have? To find out, we’ve captured the thoughts of a few investors, founders and tech entrepreneurs. “Many tech entrepreneurs fall ...

WomenWhoCode/guidelines-resources

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github.com - Hi! Feel free to contribute new links and resources to this document. Please add your resource under the appropriate heading, creating new ones where necessary. It'd also be great if you added a fe...

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