Influencer culture in the Digital Age is an educational toolkit developed by Dr Robyn Muir and Dr Emily Setty, researchers at the University of Surrey, to help young women, educators and parents to explore in a healthy way influencer culture and its impact on young lives. It includes accounts by young people.
A survey of the American public from the Pew Internet projectIt includes breakdown by political affiliation, age and agenda. Chapters cover perceptions of the impact of artificial intelligence, levels of trust in large social media companies and willingness to accept terms and conditions online.
Collaborative ART Archive (CARTA) Portal Launched Supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Humanities, this site provides access to an web archive of 800 art resources, which have been deemed at risk of disappearing from the Internet. They are organized into 8 collections -art criticism, art fairs and […]
AI resource center A new website created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology & called the Trustworthy & Responsible Artificial Intelligence Resource Center will contain US federal government guidance on all forms of artificial intelligence. It includes risk management frameworks, case studies, metrics and roadmaps on progress.
The U.S. Census Bureau, in partnership with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), has launched a data dashboard. ACCESS BROADBAND stands for Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act. The new data tool shows how changes in broadband infrastructure can affect local economies. The […]
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Belarusian Politics and Society Web Archive: Archive-It – Belarusian Politics and Society The site was curated by librarians at Harvard and Stanford Universities, the University of Chicago, and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum to preserve material related to the 2020 presidential election campaign in Belarus and the protests against the government of President […]
The Protests Against Racism Web Archive is new from the Library of Congress. It focuses on preserving websites created in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Snapshots of sites were preserved from June 29th – August 7th, 2020 with later web captures made for some of the sites during 2020, […]
UK Digital Poverty Evidence Review 2022 – Digital Poverty Alliance The DPA was established in 2021 by the Learning Foundation, Currys plc. and the Institute of Engineering and Technology. It aims to explore the nature and extent of digital poverty in the UK . This includes coverage of social, political and structural constraint on lack of access […]
Latest annual report from Freedom House which ranks 70 nations according to levels of internet freedom. This includes coverage of freedom of expression, user privacy, regulation and control of big tech companies. Full methodology is provided on the website.
Just launched, a searchable international database of systematic reviews of research about the social impacts of COVID-19. which is being updated monthly by The International Public Policy Observatory (IPPO), a UK academic collaboration which aims assess evidence from around the world to inform UK policymakers. The scope of the Living Map will be social sciences research evidence on COVID-19, including (but […]