Category Archives: Learning

edX Workshop at University of Michigan

Digital Education and Innovation at University of Michigan put on a workshop about edX and MOOCs. I attended because I’m interested in the intersection of Information Age topics with Higher Education and the ways in which related socio-technical systems are … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Social Network Visualization

LinkedIn Labs just posted a pretty neat mapping tool that shows you your network. As you can see I have a pretty big set of people (orange) at work and another set of people in Academia (blue) and then friends … Continue reading

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Jeff Jarvis and Reverse Meter

Jeff Jarvis has an interesting idea he calls the ‘reverse meter‘, where you place an emphasis on the value of the relationship with the person who is the ‘customer’. An online social marketing friend of mine seemed to think the … Continue reading

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Rethinking parking

This is an interesting idea for how to use information technology to solve some of the problems associated with parking in cities. MBA: The Right Price for Parking from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

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Sequencing Audio With a Command Line Interface

The folks over at Quotile have created an interesting way of sequencing audio. They made a 32 step sequencer, which at first glance looks like nothing special or new. But, the way you interact with it is through a command … Continue reading

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TOC 2011: Kevin Kelly, "Better than Free: How Value Is Generated in a Free Copy World"

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Cynthia Breazeal: The rise of personal robots

The blended reality concepts are pretty interesting. http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

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