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Category: <span>Technology in Media</span>

International Women’s Day: A Reading List

Reading Time: 3 minutes Highlighting women’s experiences online To mark International Women’s Day (8 March) 2021, the Digital Skills team have created a Resource List (no login required, also available as a PDF download: IWD 2021 Reading List) comprising books, articles and essays seeking to empower women in the digital age and shed light …

Blue Monday, Digital Wellbeing and LinkedIn Learning

Reading Time: 3 minutes Blue Monday Blues Today (18 January 2021) is Blue Monday and, considering how this January has gone so far, things feel, to me at least, just a little bit harder than they normally do at this time of year. I don’t think I’m alone in having pinned all my hopes …

What the technogothic teaches us about digital safety

Reading Time: 8 minutes what can we learn from techno-thrillers like Black Mirror and You? “Nosedive,” Black Mirror, Netflix (image via Giphy) Popular media often paints an alarming picture of digital technology. Shows such as Black Mirror (2011-present) and Westworld (2016-present) have become synonymous with a dystopian vision of automation run amok in a …


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