It was the only right (ethical) choice that I had. You see I went down to google’s new york office tonight to see a colleague of mine speak on the future of the internet. I thought it was an open invite without any specific rules as to what I could do with the knowledge that […]
creativity/machine Ã‚Â» iÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve always said that old people rock: iÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve always said that old people rock — Doc Jean makes a good point about amateur participation in this post… which also has a rockin video.
Public access group challenges Smithsonian over copyrights: Grabbing pictures of iconic Smithsonian Institution artifacts just got a whole lot easier. Before, if you wanted to get a picture of the Wright Brothers’ plane, you could go to the Smithsonian Images Web site and pay for a print or high-resolution image after clicking through several warnings […]
Spy Chips: This book will make you look at every store-bought item you own or debate owning with a curious skepticism that — after reading the book — won’t seem too unwarranted. It was published two years ago (a cheap paperback came out in the fall), but if you’ve yet to explore the fascinating, potentially […]
Program offers teachers summer jobs at IT companies – Jacksonville Business Journal:: A local organization has created a program to place high school and community college teachers in summer internships in a high demand field, with the hopes those teachers will bring first-hand experience back to the classroom. —- this is smart.
Wiki Project Shut Down: is part of the reason why I was tremendously disappointed to read today that his students have lost contact with a group of students across the country when a parent from the out of state class complained. As I said when I left a comment on Ben’s blog, I was disappointed, […]
Articles: The Best and Worst Internet Laws Date: Apr 20, 2007 By Eric Goldman. Over the past dozen years, the lure of regulating the Internet has proven irresistible to legislators. For example, in the 109th Congress, almost 1,100 introduced bills referenced the word Internet, and hundreds of Internet laws have been passed by Congress and […]
The Living Edge: David Sifry has just put up The State of the Live Web, April 2007. To explain the Live Web, he points to a pair of pieces I wrote in 2005. If you’d like a more visual explanation, follow the slides from this talk I gave at OSCON last summer, starting here. —– […]
Standardized Childhoo: In Standardized Childhood, Berkeley Professor Bruce Fuller questions the push for universal preschool tied to Ã¢â‚¬Å“public school bureaucracies.Ã¢â‚¬Â Tax-funded preschools would provide one standardized model for young children, he writes. —– it sounds like bruce fuller is on to something, we should be encouraging social and cultural pluralism in preschool, and not be […]