Category: web

The value of a distracted, self-directed learning

I was exchanging tweets this morning/early afternoon with one of my dear Twitter friends.  One of the issues raised involved what I described as a distracted, self-directed learning: @Misssnperks We’re on the cusp of a change: I think self-directed learning…

Beyond the Internet and the worldwide web

Some thoughts I just brainstormed via Twitter: #Globalisation promised progress from the well-off to the poor. TBH, it increasingly delivers pockets of poverty to the formerly well-off. #Globalisation’s making us poorer: s’times literally, as water loses its status as human…

An end of times ain’t necessarily a time to end

Evgeny Morozov wrote this recently: To say that “the Internet” is our “sharknado” is to accept that the current configuration of practices, services, and conversations – the Internet discourse – already structures how we talk,  what we say and what…

Cattle

Yes.  That’s how I feel: Funny, being product not client. This how cattle feels? Feed from one source, growth hormone from another – who knows who to trust? #twitter I wonder if you feel the same. Before the Internet, we…

Citizen Bezos: “How to run a newspaper”

This takes me back to my university film studies days. http://youtu.be/tzhb3U2cONs This bit, in particular, catches my attention: KANE Mr. Thatcher, the trouble is you don’t realize you’re talking to two people. As Charles Foster Kane, who owns eighty-two thousand…