Kap Zeal shared CC by sabeth718 I recently came across a transcript of an interview posted by journalist Adrianne Jeffries. She had just published a worthy examination of the emerging practice of banks mining social networking data to calculate credit scores. In the course of her research, she interviewed noted lawyer and free software advocate […]Read more "Pragmatism, zeal, laziness, freedom"
INTRODUCTION: Disconnectivism is driven by the delusion that decisions are made on any basis of reality whatsoever. New information is continually being discarded when it conflicts with dominant interests. The inability to draw distinctions between important and unimportant information drives our collective discourse. The inability to recognize when new information alters the landscape defines how […]Read more "Toward a theory of Disconnectivism"
“It’s my business, your business, it’s all business… it’s the business of advertizing.” Via James Fallows. As an aside, UBC is in the process of deciding which US-hosted external email service our students will be using: Microsoft or Google.Read more "I’m reduced to posting Microsoft ads"