Unsound reasoning

When MP3 blogs emerged a few years ago, I remember thinking “this can’t possibly go on, the record companies will squash these people.” Then again, the most popular musicbloggers more or less voluntarily adopted a fairly reasonable code of conduct. Note how Matthew from Fluxblog urges his readers to buy music on his sidebar, how […]

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Another wave coming in…

I got some great comments on my apocalyptic Waves post (one from an experienced body surfer) — and special thanks to Bob for pointing me to this zefrank video which does a lovely job of playing out the metaphor on the media side: play_blip_movie_167584(); .mov version

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Not all that dreary…

So there’s been a definite negative tilt to my posts lately, but it hasn’t been all bad. Last Friday I co-facilitated a workshop pushing social software on a group of students who are leading Student Directed Seminars next semester. This is a phenomenal program here at UBC in which students propose and coordinate for-credit undergraduate […]

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