[ENDORSEMENT] Bible Intro by @ChrisJuby

Pleased to have endorsed Chris Juby's book: a "user-friendly Bible overview, written as an introduction for those new to Scripture and as a useful reference for experienced readers." "You've never been able to get a solid overview of the Bible so quickly. Juby clearly draws on a deep and passionate knowledge of the material, and clearly hopes to encourage us both back to the original text, and to transformational living." Dr Bex Lewis, Director of…

[BOOK REVIEW] danah boyd It's Complicated

A review by Tara Brabazon in Times Higher Education Danah Boyd’s latest book is a strong text in the dire field of new media studies. The introduction, however, does not bode well. Boyd states that her purpose is “to describe and explain the networked lives of teens to the people who worry about them – parents, teachers, policy makers, journalists, sometimes even other teens”. While framed as a guide to understanding young people (these days), her…

[PRESS] #DigitalParenting Reviewed by Graham Beattie on @RadioLiveNZ

  Thanks to Graham Beattie for his very positive review on Radio Live, New Zealand ... apologies to the author of the other book as they enthusiastically discussed mine for quite some time! Got to love Google Alerts for letting me know, and the internet for enabling me to listen to this only a few hours after it was broadcast on the other side of the world.  

[BOOK REVIEW] Status Update

This looks really interesting - based on interviews in Silicon Valley: With the tech world’s cherished myths of meritocracy, democracy, authenticity and countercultural spirit firmly in her sights, Marwick, a former postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft, starts by tracing the origins of internet culture in the hacker community and the creators of zines and other cultural producers determined to loosen the shackles of copyright law and the conservative stranglehold of mainstream media. Her discussion of the…