Library card catalog shared CC by John Kannenberg I got my first experience of this reality when I was a graduate student of literature in the mid-1990’s. Back then [cue nostalgic music], if someone needed to assemble a list of references to research a given topic, at least part of the process worked something like […]Read more "Modern scholarship is a race against its own obsolescence"
Based on today’s buzz on Twitter, one might think there’s an emerging consensus that wikis in higher education are a dead end, or at least a bad fit. A big part of that perception would be drawn from the title of the Inside Higher Ed piece they are responding to, “Whither the wikis?” The title […]Read more "Viva la wiki"
Via the most groovy Free Art and Technology (F.A.T) lab, detailed schematics and instructions on how to build your own (fake) Google Street View car. Once you are set up, the possibilities for dissonant diversion kind of become self-evident… Google Street View Drunk Driving Part 1 from james powderly on Vimeo. Thanks to BennettForSenate (whose […]Read more "Real Fun with Google"
We are the people. Another perspective.Read more "Canada Day"