"The original dream of social media — producing healthy discussions, unlocking new forms of creativity, connecting people to others with similar interests — shouldn’t be discarded because of the failures of the current market… bit.ly/2GGSyqQ

Trying to make sense of the fundamental changes or tradeoffs in text as we move from print to pixel? Here's a short primer to kickstart your research. bit.ly/2pLeOGp

Looking for guidance on how to handle challenges in & out of your control? Here's some guidance from Stoic philosophy on "examining your impressions" bit.ly/2I7Lros

Reteaching Teaching: Pedagogy & Teacher Training for the Digital Age that is "openly networked, interest powered, production centered, peer supported, shared purpose, academically oriented." - DML Central bit.ly/2GwmSEv

Frickin' Packets. All about worksheets, student learning, & possibly replacing your worksheets with better, richer alternatives. - Cult of Pedagogy @cultofpedagogy@twitter.com bit.ly/2I5p5E8

5 Myths and misconceptions in learning theory - Technology Enhanced Learning - University of Sussex bit.ly/2Gvt5Ro

Facebook's Data Scandal Is Bigger Than Cambridge Analytica (Or Facebook). "It’s a moment that forces us, collectively, to step back and think about what we sacrificed for a more convenient & connected world". - BuzzFeed bit.ly/2I3VcEj

"If the people who care the most about privacy, accountability - civil discourse evacuate Facebook in disgust, the entire platform becomes even less informed & diverse. Deactivation is the opposite of activism." bit.ly/2GkTTDI

Want to be an expert in digital spaces? Here's your weekly read. All of the things you were supposed to read...but didn't. :) TL;DR #142 focuses on Cambridge Analytica & Facebook bit.ly/2GkpF3H

If you're not paying for something, you're not the customer, you're the product being sold.

Money, Race & Success: How Your School District Compares. Sixth graders in the richest school districts are four grade levels ahead of children in the poorest districts. - New York Times nyti.ms/2FY2HvX

Is it time we all deleted our Facebook accounts? The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting… bit.ly/2HTp1Ye

Here's how To Change Your Facebook Settings To Opt Out of Platform API Sharing. If you choose to stick with Facebook, you shouldn't trust that they'll protect you or your data. Here's one small step you can take. - EFF bit.ly/2HMaE7V

Europe's new privacy laws will change the web, and more. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) focuses on ensuring that users know, understand, and consent to the data collected about them. - Wired bit.ly/2HI1DN9

Here's what happened: Facebook gave access to data of millions of users strictly for research purposes, researcher sells them for electoral targeting. Facebook knew for years, but defends not informing anyone, because it was “not… bit.ly/2G3Of8F

'I created Steve Bannon's psychological warfare tool': meet the data war whistleblower behind Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. - The Guardian bit.ly/2HINqzk

If you wanted to develop the expertise in digital literacy (& other things) I referenced in my response to the @ILAtoday@twitter.com hot/not report, subscribe to my weekly newsletter. Here's issue #141. It's all about the ability to adapt.… bit.ly/2HIXiZR

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. - Stephen Hawking - In TL;DR #141 (mailchi.mp/cdb41bc82acd/tldr-1)

My response to the latest @ILA@twitter.com "hot or not" rankings - Rating the relative hotness of digital literacy. Let me know what you think. bit.ly/2HDvN47

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