Life After Digital | Future Now

The documentary, Life After Digital, that I was invited to participate in will be aired tomorrow.

“Life After Digital is a one-hour documentary about the ways digital technology has changed human life in the last few years. Directed by Marc de Guerre, Life After Digital has its world broadcast premiere on TVO, Wednesday, October 15th at 9 pm and 12 midnight (EST).

Life After Digital re-airs on the following dates and times:
* Sunday, October 19 at 11 pm (EST)
* Monday, October 20 at 10 pm (EST)
* Thursday, October 23 at 12 midnight (EST)”

Learn more about the film and watch the trailer via: Life After Digital | Future Now.

Connected to the film will be a new digital project called Future Now, a website designed to showcase the knowledge and expertise found in the TVO documentary projects, Life After Digital (http://tvofuturenow.com).

Future Now will feature new content each week that draws from the interviews and issues addressed in the documentaries. They will be tweeting some of the highlights, mentioning documentary participants where appropriate. They have invited participants to retweet, or even join in the broader discussion, perhaps arguing where they are wrong, and got the issue out of context, or where further elaboration is desired. They will be using the hashtag #TVOFutureNow and will mention specific twitter handles where appropriate.

The UK is clamping down on revenge porn with jail terms. Why can’t the US? | Annmarie Chiarini | Comment is free | theguardian.com

“America’s lax response to this heinous crime means I and many other victims have nowhere to turn, and continue to be shamed by law enforcement officials.” 

 

Read the full article via: The UK is clamping down on revenge porn with jail terms. Why can’t the US? | Annmarie Chiarini | Comment is free | theguardian.com.

CCRI – Watch us Grow!

Massive growth on the horizon for the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative!

This week, I’ll be in Miami conducting our first training for our new Helpline, which will go live next week.

Next week, I’ll be representing the CCRI as a member of the Consent Coalition in meetings with folks from Facebook and Twitter. The coalition is a group of activists concerned with various aspects of gender harassment and abuse seeking to get social media to implement real standards and practices to address these issues.

Also next week, I’ll be testifying in support of a bill to make non-consensual pornography a crime in Washington, DC.

Shadow Syllabus

Annmarie Chiarini:

For all my teacher peeps and brave students out there – read this brilliant reflection on teaching and being a student. I am definitely going to add this to my syllabi.

Originally posted on Sonya Huber:

  1. IMG_3738I’ll tell you exactly how to get an A, but you’ll have a hard time hearing me.
  2. I could hardly hear my own professors when I was in college over the din and roar of my own fear.
  3. Those who aim for A’s don’t get as many A’s as those who abandon the quest for A’s and seek knowledge or at least curiosity.
  4. I had bookmarked a citation for that fact, and now I can’t find it anywhere.
  5. The only way to seek knowledge is to open your hands and let your opinions drop, but that requires even more fear.
  6. The goals and outcomes I am required to put on my syllabus make me depressed; they are the illusion of controlling what cannot be controlled.
  7. I end up changing everything halfway through the semester anyway because the plan on paper is never what the living class ends up being about.

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