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Portland, Oregon, 18 June 2014: The “Living The Dreams” team analytically performs a special session of UNIV 200’s digital engagement pilot.

Ted Nelson: Computer Lib / Dream Machines

Ted Nelson builds dreams out of computers, film, documents, and the oceanic human mind. This interview explores how, and why, this dreamer has not let his dreams disappear.

Living The Dreams With Our UNIV 200 Librarians

Research as conversation! A Google Hangout with librarians Jenny Stout and Laura Gariepy discussing how to find appropriate sources, search library databases, and channel enduring fascinations into lifelong learning.

Thought Vectors Interview with Alan Kay

Watch the archive as Gardner Campbell interviews Alan Kay — Almost 3 Hours of Concept Space Ideas

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Analyzing the obvious

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Analyzing the obvious
Rocks are hard. So going with the red eyes being from lack of sleep, this is how I felt after looking into this topic. I mean you think this is a pretty basic statement, and I found a blog of the same title built on that same premise. Rocks  are hard, water is wet, life […]
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Model Analysis 1: Potter Puppet Pals for #thoughtvectors and #vcuagora

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<First, please see my disambiguation post for how to read this post, depending on which section of VCU’s UNIV200 course you hail from. Also note that this is cross-posted here.> At the moment I’m writing this, the youtube video embedded above has 162,599,944 hits. It was uploaded on March 23, 2007 and has seen lots of […]
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Formulated vs. Formulative

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During class, we had about 15 minutes to research about the most obvious question or statement. As I was using the computer, I realized that I did not have any troubles using the internet. It was so easy to access and search any information needed to know. Even though I started with the most obvious … Continue reading Formulated vs. Formulative
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As We May Think Nugget

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Very quickly into reading “As We May Think” by Vannevar Bush, something he wrote caught my attention. Bush writes, “Its gossamer parts, the precise location and alignment involved in its construction, would have occupied a master craf...
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How does it feel when I think?

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Thinking about the way that you think is something not done by the average human very often. It is, possibly, the most advanced capability we have as humans. By thinking about our own thought process, we are at the pinnacle of self-awareness. We posses...
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Man-Computer Symbiosis

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“Man-computer symbiosis is probably not the ultimate paradigm for complex technological systems. It seems entirely possible that, in due course, electronic or chemical “machines” will outdo the human brain in most of the functions we now consider exclusively within its province.” – Linklider The author seems as though he is directing his writing toward exactly what … Continue reading Man-Computer Symbiosis
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Analyzing the Obvious

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“The Earth is a sphere.” After spending much time analyzing this particular factoid that we have all learned since grade school, I discovered that indeed the Earth is not just a sphere. The Earth is a constant spherical/ellipse figure that is in constant motion. The Earth was not just “born” this way either. The outside…

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“Formulated v.s. Formulative” concept activity

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Today in class, we did an activity that involved our groups starting with a simple research question that we would already know the answer to. We used the internet to find a reasonable answer, and from there we continued to question the answers of our original question, resulting in an open ended, more elaborate research … Continue reading “Formulated v.s. Formulative” concept activity
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

IHOPE

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“The hope is that, in not too many years, human brains and computing machines will be coupled together very tightly, and that the resulting partnership will think as no human brain has ever thou... Read More

What about me…no me

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I feel that communication is a key component for life in order to form any type of relationship and is especially important for passing down information. I agree with Licklider when he says&... Read More

Concept Experience

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Associative trails: Well, I started off searching for texts in French to read out loud. Just because I wanted some practice. I thought that the easiest thing was to go along with what google search ba... Read More

“As We May Think”

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“Science has provided the swiftest communication between individuals; it has provided a record of ideas and has enabled man to manipulate and to make extracts from that record so that knowledge ... Read More

“As We May Think” nugget

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“The world has arrived at an age of cheap complex devices of great reliability; and something is bound to come of it.” as found in the article As We May Think by Vannevar Bush. &... Read More

Trust, Connected Learning, and Photography

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Getting ready for the morning...as @anrcreative would say, Jesus, take the wheel.— Laura Gogia (@GoogleGuacamole) ... Read More