Google teams up with edX to create new educational platform

Since Google I/O this year, Google has presented several educational activities – Google Play for Education, Google Apps for Education, as well as their open-source course building platform, Course Builder – launched in 2012.  This interest in online education was furthered with a partnership… Continue Reading

Unrelated ad placements from Facebook

I am writing this post today because I am honestly flabbergasted from Facebook’s ad placement on  the right side of my account. After all the information I have willingly shared with the social network, I would assume that they actually could produce… Continue Reading

What is included in your personal data file on social networks and services?

I am usually not a person who is overly afraid of the information I’ve shared on various networks and services, but after voting on the proposed Facebook changes, I began thinking whether I can establish how much exactly I’ve shared… Continue Reading

US Election season 2012 and the role of social media

The US 2012 elections are over, and as an outside (understand european) observer, I was once again fascinated about their process. Americans are passionate about politics and certain issues, which I can’t understand – like the problem about abortion rights, and… Continue Reading