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Wikipedian idazten

Saiatu al zara inoiz Wikipedian artikuluren bat idazten? Nola egiten den ere ez dakizu? Artikulu honek horren berri emango dizu, Parisko Jean Baudrillard filosofoari buruzko ingelesezko artikuluaren itzulpena nola egin zen azaltzen duen artean. Wikipedian hainbat lan argitaratu direla esan beharrik ere ez da; tendentzia honi jarraiki, ordea, entziklopedia aske honetan Deustuko Unibertsitateak ere bere ekarpena egin nahi izan duela aipagarria da gutxienean. Zer dela eta?

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Jean Baudrillard and Le Système des objets

A multifaceted man, Jean Baudrillard was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer. His life and ideas will be subject of examination in the following post. He mostly analyzed the way technological progress affects social change, but his work has been rich and productive in general. Le Système des objets has been one of his most well known works.

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Protecting Ownership

”A lot of information is available to you on the Internet. But the fact that you can access that information does not mean it is proper or safe to use it any way you want” (Freedman, Jeri: “Intellectual Property“).

The writer Jeri Freedman has dealt with the issue of intellectual property in her book “Cyber Citizenship and Cyber Safety. Intellectual Proeprty”. She emphasizes in the responsible use of Internet, pointing out that there are sometimes strong feelings of property while concerning creative works those feelings are not taken into account. A similar opinion is given by Jennifer Peloso, who deals with related prolems like plagiarism, piracy and copyright; or Mary Pilon, who talks about the misuse students give to the Net and takes the intellectual property issue into the education field. Nevertheless, if Lauwrence Lessing’s video on “Freeing Culture” is taken into account, we will see that there is a discussion concerning intellectual property and that there are different points of view regarding this problem. How should we solve it without forgetting all the actors? Read more…

El Intermedio: a fashionable TV program in the Net

December 16, 2011 1 comment

The television program El Intermedio has an account in Facebook and  another one in Twitter, owning also a web page and a blog. But what else do we know about them? Do we know something about their digital identity? Do they know how to manage a digital reputation? The report “Web Communication Plan on El Intermedio” analyzes those and many other aspects about the well-known TV program. Read more…

Twitterholic Politicians

December 13, 2011 Leave a comment

In 2008, Barack Obama chose Twitter to thank for his victory in the elections (Cristina Pereda), and in three years time Twitter has reached 220 million users, having only one million in the year 2008 (Yolanda Monge). In 2011, six Spanish candidates out of ten owned a Twitter account in the elections in May (Albert Medrán). What is the reason behind this? In Medrán’s words, if politics is dialogue, discussion, debate and conversation, there is nothing closer than Twitter; but,  does all this have a real incidence in votes? Read more…

Eskola Txikiak

December 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Roser Boix-ek Eskola Txikiak arrainontziekin parekatzen ditu, dena ikusten eta entzuten delako. Eskola Txikien web orrialdean ikus daitekeen moduan, eskola hauetan ikasleek gela berean jarraitzen dute bizpahiru urtez, zaharrago naiz gazteago diren kideekin batera ikasiz, zeina oso aberasgarria eta baliagarria den doktorearen esanetan. Orrialdean ikus daitekeenez, Eskola Txikiak landa eremuetan dauden herri eskola euskaldunak dira. Arraroa, berezia eta ezohikoa dirudien arren, Gipuzkoan 26 dira modu honetan lan egiten duten eskolak; nola, baina? Read more…

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Children in the NetWorld

November 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Do we consider all the possibilities when we create an account? Andy Greenberg claims that almost every celebrity is on Twitter. As seen in his  article, a person that does not have an account in Facebook is many times considered a weirdo, and it has also been demonstrated that social networks can be damaging because they can cause depression or aggression (David Smith). In the words of the socialnetworks web, socializing is a need that all people have, but the way we interact with people has changed in the last few years and will probably continue changing in the followings. Is the Internet changing social life? We have heard many times that children are the future, which type of future are we building up? Different authors and organizations have come up with different answers, so through this article the different points of view regarding social networks and education will be analyzed, as well as make the reader reflect on this current issue.

If we think about the positive and negative effects networks can have, what is the conclusion we come to? These are some of the answers David Smith Jr, Brandon Sheley and Rachel Miller have given in their articles. Read more…

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