Get to the Source

Further readings and sources cited

3.0 Verify This! Sources

And where exactly did we get our information? Take a look and learn a little more.

3.1 “Use Your Head” Sources


BBC Processes for Verifying Social Media Content (British Broadcasting Corporation, 2011)

Einstein Never Said That (Ben Shoemate, 2008)

Evaluating Information – Applying the CRAAP Test (California State University, Chico, 2010)

Evaluating Internet Resources (Georgetown University Library, ©2018)

Fact-Checking Won't Save Us From Fake News (FiveThirtyEight, 2017)

Google Books: Main Page (Google, n.d.)

Henry Ford, Innovation, and That "Faster Horse" Quote (Harvard Business Review, 2014)

How Fake News Sites Frequently Trick Big-Time Journalists (Columbia Journalism Review, 2016)

Israeli Weapons in Libya? How @acarvin and His Twitter Followers Debunked Sloppy Journalism (Storify, 2011)

Quote Investigator (Quote Investigator, n.d.)

Research in Biological and Environmental Engineering: Evaluating Information (Cornell University Library, 2018)

The Great Moon Hoax Was Simply a Sign of Its Time (Smithsonian Magazine, 2015)

The Long and Brutal History of Fake News (Politico, 2016)

Yellow Journalism: The "Fake News" of the 19th Century (Public Domain Review, n.d.)

Wikiquote (Wikiquote, 2018)



Analysis: The Biggest Pinocchios of 2017 (The Washington Post, 2017)

As Facebook Ignores Memes, Even Fake News about Mark Zuckerberg Spreads Like Wildfire (Fast Company, 2018).

Facebook Partners With Snopes and Associated Press to Tackle Fake News (Wired,2016)

Fact-Checking (Duke Reporters’ Lab, n.d.)

Fact-Checking (Poynter Institute,n.d.)

Fauxtography Archives (Snopes, n.d.)

International Fact-Checking Network Fact-Checkers' Code of Principles (International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), Poynter Institute, n.d.)

More Than 13,000 Fact-Checks Later, PolitiFact Turns 10 (PolitiFact, 2017)

String Theories: Snopes For Dopes (Media Post, 2018)

Truth-o-Meter: Our Latest Fact-Checks (Politifact, n.d.)


3.2 “Use Technology” Sources

Blockchain 101

8 Benefits of Blockchain to Industries Beyond Cryptocurrency (Entrepreneur, 2018)

Blockchain Technology Explained (LifeWire, 2018)

Explainer: What is a Blockchain? (Technology Review, 2018)

How Can Creative Industries Benefit from Blockchain? (McKinsey & Company, 2017)

What is Blockchain? (LifeHacker, 2018)


Blockchain Use Cases

Art and Blockchain: Revolution in Art Collecting (Cointelegraph, 2018)

Blockchain Explained… In Under 100 Words (Deloitte, n.d.)

Brazil Turns to Bitcoin Technology to Curb Corruption (The Christian Science Monitor, 2018)

Can Blockchain Bring and End to Corruption? (Huffington Post, 2018)

Promise and Peril: Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Fight Against Corruption (Transparency International, 2018)


Blockchain Criticism

A Rant about Blockchains (HackerNoon, 2017)

A Response to Blockchains’ Critics: Issues of Scale, Transparency and Threats to Intermediaries (Nasdaq, 2017)

Beyond the Hype: Understanding the Weak Links in Blockchain (Constellation Research, 2016)

Blockchain and Bitcoin: In Search of a Critique (London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017)

Blockchain’s Broken Promises (Project Syndicate, 2018)

Don't Believe the Blockchain Hype: Examining the Weaknesses and Risks (ZDNet, 2016)

Eight Reasons To Be Skeptical About Blockchain

The Truth about Blockchain (Harvard Business Review, 2017)

Why Bitcoin is Bullshit, Explained by an Expert (Vox, 2018)


Digital Identity Verification

7 Identity Trends That Will Dominate 2018 (Jumio, 2018)

8 Important Things to Know About Security Tokens / Token Regulation (Medium, 2017)

Amazon Is trying to Patent Paying with a Selfie (Fortune, 2016)

An Etsy Engineer Made Earrings To Hold Your Two-Factor Security Keys (Motherboard, 2017)

Biometric and App Logins Will Soon Be Pushed Across the Web (Motherboard, 2018)

Biometrics are Coming, Along with Serious Security Concerns (Wired, 2016)

Blockchains and Digital Identity (Towards Data Science, 2018)

Everybody Knows: How Knowledge-Based Authentication Died (Forbes, 2018)

Key Trends in Online Identity Verification (So Everybody Knows You’re a Dog) (Econsultancy, 2016)

MasterCard Starts “Selfie” Verification, Working on Heartbeat Approvals (Consumerist,2016)

Pilot Project Verifies Academic Credentials on the Bitcoin Blockchain (Bitcoin Magazine, 2018)

RIP Passwords: New Web Standard Designed to Replace Login Method (The Guardian, 2018)

Video Explains How to Hack Apple's Fingerprint Scanner (Mashable, 2013)

Security Token (Wikipedia, n.d.)

The Pros and Cons of a Facebook Login on Ecommerce Sites (Econsultancy, 2013)


Image Verification Technologies

About Antiques Roadshow (Antiques Roadshow, 2016)

Big Data Privacy Issues in Public Social Media (Smith, Szongott, Henne, and von Voight, 2012)

Digital Image Forensics vs. Image Composition: An Indirect Arms Race (Schetinger, Iuliani, Piva, Oliveira, 2016)

FindEXIF (Find Exif, last updated 2015)

FotoForensics (FotoForensics, last updated 2018)

Hacker Factor (Hacker Factor, last updated 2018)

How Science Uncovered $80 Million of Fine Art Forgeries (Wired, 2016)

Image Error Level Analyser ( by Jonas Wagner, n.d.)

ImageForensic (ImageForensic, ©2018)

Is the Laocoön a Fake by Michelangelo? (The Guardian, 2005)

The Man Who Believed in Fairies (Smithsonian Magazine, 1997)

Researcher’s Analysis of Al Qaeda Images Reveals Surprises (Wired, 2007)

Query by Image and Video Content: The QBIC System (Flickner, Sawhney, Niblack, Ashley, Huang, Dom, Gorkani, Hafner, Lee, Petkovic, Steele, Yanker, 1995)

Search for Images with Reverse Image Search (Google, last updated 2018)

Statistic Analysis of Millions of Digital Photos (Wueller and Fageth, 2008)

TinEye (TinEye, last updated 2018)