25 novembre 2017

Why I’m Pretty Sure the Isaacson da Vinci Book Is Behind the $450 Million Sale

By Joshua Kim. Readers of Walter Isaacson delightful new book Leonardo da Vinci were maybe less surprised than everyone else by the $450 million auction price for the Salvator Mundi. More...

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Tim O'Reilly's Tech-Company Positive ‘WTF'

By Joshua Kim. During the first dotcom bubble I was an early employee of a company first founded in 1768. Actually, I was an early employee of Britannica.com Education, a failure of operatic proportions in which I played a small role in hastening that cycle of corporate value destruction. More...

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'The Sum of Small Things', Inconspicuous Consumption, and the Small College Town

By Joshua Kim. For a few years now I’ve been trying to make sense of life in a small college town.  The Sum of Small Things may provide some important clues to piecing together that particular puzzle. More...

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Conference FOMO

By Joshua Kim. A list of the 2017 digital learning innovation conferences that I attended, and those that I missed. More...

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Is Higher Ed Heading for Our Own 'World Without Mind'?

By Joshua Kim. EdTech people should read World Without Mind. We should ask ourselves, is edtech doing to higher ed what the fearsome four (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) are doing to media, publishing, and the associated information industries. More...

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What If Everything We Think We Know About Creating a Professional Digital Presence Is Wrong?

By Joshua Kim. Any lessons from @Apple?
The conventional wisdom is that we all need a professional digital presence. More...

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Tesla's Ride-Sharing Network and Our Higher Ed Futures

By Joshua Kim. I recently read about the idea for the Tesla Network, and I’ve been trying to figure out if this business and technology story has anything to tell us about how we might construct the future of higher ed. More...

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Zoom Is Hot in Higher Ed

By Joshua Kim. Zoom is the web conferencing system that everyone I know across higher ed seems to really like. When talking to colleagues at other schools, they often mention that they have moved from some other platform to Zoom. More...

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Questioning the Narrative of Staff Bloat

By Joshua Kim. The growth of non-faculty postsecondary staff is blamed for everything from rising higher education costs, increased student debt, and the loss of faculty autonomy. More...

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Why Some Stay

By Joshua KimRedefining the non-mobile academic (faculty and non-faculty) career.
Many academics (faculty and non-faculty) have no plans to go anywhere. More...

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