Just follow the crumbs (journey into incredible open educational content architecture)

On those many occasions when petty discouragements threaten to send me into a tailspin of recrimination and despair, I turn to a remedy that nearly always sets me right. I merely have to glance at the “Recent Changes” index on the UBC Wiki to be surprised and heartened by how people at our university are […]

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UBC Wiki Content – To Go

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by Merrick Brown The UBC Wiki just keeps scaling new heights. For some time, every content page of the UBC Wiki has featured a link on the bottom-left sidebar for the “embed code” for that page’s content – the same functionality that works so well […]

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I go there

Catching up on my RSS feeds, I enjoyed reading this post by Darren Barefoot about the “restricted cat” (or cougar), an oddly innocuous and kid-sweet warning about impending adult-only content: Watching that cute pre-picture cat reminded me of when we lived in Hermosillo, Mexico in the late 90’s. We went to a lot of movies […]

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Multi-Point Live Mix

A sudden chorus of whoops and yibbles burst from a kind of juke box at the far end of the room. Everybody quit talking. The bartender tiptoed back, with the drinks. “What’s happening?” Oedipa whispered. “That’s by Stockhausen,” the hip graybeard informed her, “the early crowd tends to dig your Radio Cologne sound. Later on […]

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Kutiman kranks it

Kutiman, the video remix artist best known for ThruYOU, changes it up a little on this video – he still pulls together disparate strains of YouTube musicianship into something that stands alone as compelling performance, now he adds other global street flavours to capture the visual mood of the day: There’s even a brief cameo […]

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