Category: General

Cleaning out twitter

Today I cleaned out twitter of around 90% of the people that I was following but weren’t following me. It struck me that I had been exchanging twitter chat with most of these people, trying to do some good, help in my own way, but they weren’t doing that in return. That to me seemed […]

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What is Information? – information aesthetics

the concept of information [From What is Information? – information aesthetics] —— a nice info graphic movie from maya design found on info-aesthetics.

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Who Inspires You? « The Thinking Stick

[From Who Inspires You? « The Thinking Stick] ——– I would say my inspirations are my grandfather, my mom, my wife, and my friends and colleagues. Sometimes I’m also inspired by my students, who can be quite amazing.

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twitter criticism… it is only possible by video

Reading David Armano from Marcus Brown on Vimeo. —- i have to say that this seems somewhat a-theoretical or perhaps undertheorized for a critical reading. It clearly relies on the the author as author and life as story motif, and fails to capture what really goes on in twitter which is one huge melange of […]

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Video: Hacker war drives San Francisco cloning RFID passports – Engadget

[From Video: Hacker war drives San Francisco cloning RFID passports – Engadget] —– mmm, all your identity belong to us.!

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“Down the Rabbit Hole” day

This dissociation of cultural subject and cultural production problematizes much of the scholarship being done in virtual worlds which depends on the assumptions that subject/s create or exist in relation to objects, but in the messiness of programmable systems, the mixing of subjects/objects into quasi-subjects, quasi-objects, and the pluralization of the relationship between a persons interface and their ‘avatar’, causes one to be immediately skeptical of the reported experiences of people acting through their interfaces in the virtual world. … In short, when exploring culture in virtual worlds, we need to take care in our methodological choices and their assumptions for even the most basic assumptions such as, “my student in my virtual classroom had the same experience as my other students” is likely to be false in ways that are profoundly different than the ways it may be false in a f2f classroom.

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7 things you probably didn’t know about me

The rules: 1. Link to your original tagger(s) and list these rules in your post. 2. Share seven facts about yourself in the post. 3. Tag seven people at the end of your post by leaving their names. 4. Let them know they’ve been tagged. I was tagged by my wife Random Access Mazar 1. […]

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CFP: Learning Infrastructures in the Social Sciences and Humanities

CFP: Learning Infrastructures in the Social Sciences and Humanities Special issue of the journal Learning Inquiry ( Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger Papers Due: May 15th 2009 Please contact the editor to discuss topics at jhuns.(@) (remove brackets) In the last 20 years, the learning infrastructures of the social sciences and humanities have transformed dramatically toward […]

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today’s morning shower song

went something like this: Do you believe in Santa’s flaws in Santa’s flaws in Santa’s flaws Do you believe in Santa’s flaws…. Because Santa’s flaws are you…..

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