There is a great place I have found to connect. It is so new that there are only a few people on it so far. It’s like Facebook meets Twitter meets WordPress meets Google Docs!
It is designed for Vancouver Island however I’m sure it is okay for others to join in. It is for adults only and you must create an account to get in. Data is not sold and it is self moderating. Be kind and don’t be a troll!
Localization and World News on the Internet. What is localization on the internet? How does it affect you?
Find out March 22, 2017 at the VIRL Courtenay branch at 6:00pm.
Localization is a global system that in effect, may foster censorship and propaganda. How so? Let Martin Anthony walk you through his understanding of this seemingly invisible firewall of free information. His experience with topics of the internet started, in Vancouver, prior to the dot com era. He sat on committees (Praxis and AES) that discussed copyright protection long before it was an issue.
In later years, he became manager and Editor in Chief of the English Internet department of a privately owned Turkish news agency in Istanbul. There he worked with journalists from around the world. Martin later hosted a TV talk show in Istanbul where he interviewed scores of guests ranging from a former Whitehouse security chief, to world famous musicians.