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Wit’s Wild Empire

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Technology is an expression of man’s [sic] dreams. If man did not indulge his fantasies, his thoughts alone would inhibit the development of technology itself. — Ted Nelson, Computer Lib/Dream Machines Ted Nelson is right: fantasy, dream, play are not trivial. To make technology our own rather than merely a corporate delivery method for goods […]
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Wit’s Wild Empire

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Technology is an expression of man’s [sic] dreams. If man did not indulge his fantasies, his thoughts alone would inhibit the development of technology itself. — Ted Nelson, Computer Lib/Dream Machines Ted Nelson is right: fantasy, dream, play are not trivial. To make technology our own rather than merely a corporate delivery method for goods […]
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An Algorithm for Irony

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Writing on the violent global reaction to the post on YouTube of an anti-Islamic video, New York Timestechnology correspondent Somini Gupta comments: Can the companies that run those speech platforms [YouTube, Twitter, etc.] predict what words and images might set off carnage elsewhere? Whoever builds that algorithm may end up saving lives. (9/23, Sunday Review […]
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An Algorithm for Irony

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Writing on the violent global reaction to the post on YouTube of an anti-Islamic video, New York Timestechnology correspondent Somini Gupta comments: Can the companies that run those speech platforms [YouTube, Twitter, etc.] predict what words and images might set off carnage elsewhere? Whoever builds that algorithm may end up saving lives. (9/23, Sunday Review […]
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“The adaptive textbook… an electronic textbook that adjusts to the cognitive ability and…”

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“The adaptive textbook… an electronic textbook that adjusts to the cognitive ability and learning style of the student. Adaptive textbooks will query students in order to make sure that they understand what they have been studying. They will also respond to student queries.” - A glimpse of what lies in store can be found at […]
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Learning 3.0 and the Smart eXtended Web by Steve…

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Learning 3.0 and the Smart eXtended Web by Steve Wheeler http://www.slideshare.net/timbuckteeth/learning-30-and-the-smart-extended-web?from=new_upload_email
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On the Road

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In short: instructions directed to computers specify courses; instructions directed to human beings specify goals. . . . Who, for example, would depart from Boston for Los Angeles with a detailed specification of the route? — JCR Licklider The problem with Licklider’s analogy between machine and human language is that his definition of language appears […]
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On the Road

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In short: instructions directed to computers specify courses; instructions directed to human beings specify goals. . . . Who, for example, would depart from Boston for Los Angeles with a detailed specification of the route? — JCR Licklider The problem with Licklider’s analogy between machine and human language is that his definition of language appears […]
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Stanford’s Class2Go Educational Platform

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Stanford's Class2Go Educational Platform: Welcome to Class2Go! We’re Stanford Online’s internal platform, designed to be an open platform for online learning and research. 
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The Coursera Consortium…

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The recent MOOC craze has recently given birth – or so it seems – to emergent leadership positions at some Universities that have jumped on the Coursera train. And at the outset here, I want to thank Jon Becker for putting these on my radar…I know he has some ideas of his own brewing about […]
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Section 76!

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Danh's Mind

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 2, Intimacy

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via: Section 76!

I don’t want to end the semester with my series unfinished so I will do […] Read More

Nuggeting Sources

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via: Univ 200

“As a prisoner, I could not access the Web directly. Staff members oversaw policies that […] Read More

Connecting Nuggets

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via: Not So Far Far Away...

Fisheries and sustainable resources of the ocean are important. Roughly 25% of the protein used […] Read More

Nuggeting sources

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via: morgan jacobs

This source– I actually found when doing research for a course I am taking about […] Read More