Kris Shaffer shares what we should know about APIs on episode 162 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.
Quotes from the episode
APIs are how computers talk to each other.
APIs are the bones of the internet.
It’s interesting to see how different services offer different levels of openness.
You can’t blame the computers, because the computers are programmed by people too.
- Episode #074: The Public and Private of Scholarship
- Part 1: What is an API?
- Part 2: Why use an API?
- Part 3: Retrieving Data Through APIs
- Part 4: Posting to Medium with APIs
- Data for Democracy
- Data for Democracy on Medium
- Mike Caulfield’s blog
- Mike Caulfield on Episode #138: Digital Literacy, But Which One?
- John Oliver talks Government Surveillance on Last Week Tonight
- Pod Save the People Interview with Edward Snowden
- Kin Lane’s piece on API Awareness
- Data Literacies Track at Digital Pedagogy Lab
- Twitter and Tear Gas, the Power and Fragility of Networked Protest* by Zeynep Tufekci
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