01 mars 2019

Reconfiguring Education

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Reconfiguring Education
In one of the weird artifacts of Radio Userland, Spike Halls's link to an article titled "Sin without Consequence: Corporate Citizenship Needs to Be Redefined" (available here, for now) leads instead to this post, a look at the wisdom of Ivan Illich. More...

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Bloggers, Your`Audience Awaits

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Bloggers, Your`Audience Awaits
We were discussing today, what is an A-List blogger? Friends of Jason Kottke? Or a large enough readership? According to this article, I fall into the category of B-List blogger. But funny thing - if I linked to my own posts (the way most blogs do) instead of directly to articles, I could break the A-List hit rate (as defined in this article) pretty easily. More...

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Montreal 2005

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Montreal 2005
My head is full of ideas from today's BlogWalk, some of which will emerge in my talk tomorrow (if I ever get it written). In the meantime, here is a link to photos from Montreal before, after and during the snowstorm. More...

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Times Company to Buy About.com for $410 Million

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Times Company to Buy About.com for $410 Million
I remember considering way back when whether it would be worth my while to become an About.com 'guide'. I launched this newsletter instead. More...

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Take Back the Web

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Take Back the Web
Discussion of the theme from yesterday. Will Richardson recounts this story of a principal's response to the suggestion that students be taught how to reserach on the web. "Oh, no," the principal said. More...

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EU Software Patent Law Faces Axe

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. EU Software Patent Law Faces Axe
We will probably see this surface again, attached to a regulation on dog licensing or something, but for now the European Parliament has given the idea of software patents the boot. More...

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Would an Infinitely Rational Pirate Play Soccer?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Would an Infinitely Rational Pirate Play Soccer?
Subtitled "A Geek's Guide to Gaming the College Admissions Process" this article is a lighthearted look at the use of sports by geeks to ease their way into college admissions. More...

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Real Software Slams Microsoft's Patent Effort

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Real Software Slams Microsoft's Patent Effort
Presumably unaware of Aristotle, Microsoft is attempting to patent the 'ISNOT' construction in basic. More...

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Guru of the Obvious

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Guru of the Obvious
Preparing to rule us all with an iron fist in a velvet glove, the king of the long tail, Leon Ipglips is coming to get us. More...

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Multi User Weblogging

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Multi User Weblogging
A number of people have asked me about multi-user weblogging (that is, setting up a single installation to support multiple writers, as a teacher might do for a class). I guess they have been asking other people, and it's James Farmer who comes through with the goods, a really nice overview of options for people who want to support multiuser weblogging. More...

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