Linked – How microcertifications work for IT job seekers and employers
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Linked – How microcertifications work for IT job seekers and employers

The idea intrigues me, but the article doesn’t really list any examples of micro-certifications that are out there. If you’ve looked into this sort of thing, can you give me some examples? “”The problem with traditional certifications is they’re 20 feet wide and a foot deep, so to speak. Take Linux, for example. If you’re…

Linked – You Have An Ethical Duty To Understand Social Media
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Linked – You Have An Ethical Duty To Understand Social Media

This makes absolute sense to me. If there’s an ethical duty to understand technology, that has to include social media, one of the most popular forms of technology in use by millions of people, creating tons of data. Of course, if you’re reading this on my blog, you probably already have an understanding of social…

Another Reason to Doubt Facebook will get Fake News Right – They Can’t Get Illicit Images Right

Another Reason to Doubt Facebook will get Fake News Right – They Can’t Get Illicit Images Right

This story is appalling on many levels. It began with a BBC investigation in 2016, which found that paedophiles were using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap sexually suggestive images of children. Facebook promised improvements to its moderation policy, and said it was employing “thousands” of moderators to check the content 24/7. Having…

Linked – This Is How To Stop Checking Your Phone: 5 Secrets From Research
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Linked – This Is How To Stop Checking Your Phone: 5 Secrets From Research

What the literal hell? In reality, 70 percent of office emails are read within six seconds of arriving. This is a problem, but it’s not just a problem of phone addiction, it’s also a problem of management. How many people have been told to focus on a project and not allow email to be a…

Linked – Do You Have a Constitutional Right to Use Facebook and Twitter? Supreme Court Weighs In
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Linked – Do You Have a Constitutional Right to Use Facebook and Twitter? Supreme Court Weighs In

This is interesting: “Justice Elena Kagan noted that President Donald Trump, every governor and every member of Congress has a Twitter account. “So this has become a crucially important channel of political communication,” Kagan said. “And a person couldn’t go onto those sites and find out what these members of our government are thinking or…

How Information Governance Mindsets Can Help with eDiscovery

How Information Governance Mindsets Can Help with eDiscovery

I absolutely think they can, and these are methods we should be looking at to get some control over data. At least, according to Mindseye, there are 5 things that we should be thinking about: Companies are drowning in data, whether it’s on laptops, smart phones, desktops, servers, or the cloud and it’s only getting…