Filed under handbook | Tags: · algorithm, google, labour, search, software, software studies, spam, web
Google’s manual for its unseen humans who rate the web. The raters are being hired through Google’s contractors such as Lionbridge, Leapforce and Appen Butler Hill.
Publisher Google, Inc.
43 pages; 125 pages; 161 pages
via Google Search
interview with a Google Search quality rater (searchengineland.com)
commentary (v.3.27, searchengineland.com)
commentary (v.3.18, searchenginewatch.com)
commentary (v.2.1, searchengineland.com)
Filed under handbook, sprint book | Tags: · anonymity, cryptography, email, encryption, floss, hacking, internet, open source, privacy, security, software, surveillance, technology, web
This handbook is designed to help those with no prior experience to protect their basic human right to Privacy in networked, digital domains. By covering a broad array of topics and use contexts it is written to help anyone wishing to understand and then quickly mitigate many kinds of vulnerability using free, open-source tools. Most importantly however this handbook is intended as a reference for use during Crypto Parties.
Facilitated by Adam Hyde
Core Team: Marta Peirano, Asher Wolf, Julian Oliver, Danja Vasiliev, Malte Dik, Brendan Howell, Jan Gerber, Brian Newbold,
Assisted by Teresa Dillon, AT, Carola Hesse, Chris Pinchen, ‘LiamO’, ‘l3lackEyedAngels’, ‘Story89′, Travis Tueffel
Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 Unported license
via Julian Oliver
discussion and criticism (Liberationtech list)Comment (0)
Filed under handbook | Tags: · activism, civil society, human rights, journalism
This toolkit is both a human rights reference guide and a workbook for journalists and civic activists who want to improve their ability to report on human rights issues in a fair, accurate, and sensitive way.
Editor and Producer: Manisha Aryal
Publisher Internews, Washington DC, February 2012
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
Filed under handbook | Tags: · copyright, data, open data, transparency
This handbook discusses the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. It can be used by anyone but is especially designed for those seeking to open up data. It discusses the why, what and how of open data – why to go open, what open is, and the how to ‘open’ data.
Contributing authors: Daniel Dietrich, Jonathan Gray, Tim McNamara, Antti Poikola, Rufus Pollock, Julian Tait, Ton Zijlstra
An Open Knowledge Foundation project
Creative Commons Attribution (Unported) v3.0 License