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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Bill Genereux

Bill Genereux

Opinion: Papert led revolution in learning - 24 views

  • I think he would protest the extent to which schooling — assisted by computers or not — continues to be largely dominated by a mindset presupposing young people will not learn unless they are taught, and how few freedoms are offered students to self-direct their own learning.
  • I am convinced that the best learning takes place when the learner takes charge.
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    I think he would protest the extent to which schooling - assisted by computers or not - continues to be largely dominated by a mindset presupposing young people will not learn unless they are taught, and how few freedoms are offered students to self-direct their own learning.
Bill Genereux

JMS to offer new digital media literacy course : School of Journalism & Media Studies - 21 views

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The Creative Monopoly - NYTimes.com - 16 views

  • Competition has trumped value-creation.
Bill Genereux

We, the Web Kids - Alexis Madrigal - Technology - The Atlantic - 16 views

  • our competition, our desire to be different, is built on knowledge, on the ability to interpret and process information, and not on monopolising it.
Bill Genereux

First Principles - Liberty, Technology, and the Advent of Social Networking - 19 views

  • are you a data set that Facebook counts on to offer to its advertisers—with the opt-outs subsidized by the fools who don't change their privacy settings?
  • The world, emptied of meaning, presents an unbearable situation in which meaning must be imposed
  • Even questioning takes a back seat to Google's anticipation of your query.
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  • We can hardly do anything without irony, since the Internet haunts us with the vision of every possible alternative.
  • since many events are announced to us only virtually, we might not take reality seriously either.
  • Will babies swaddled in social media still grow up to desire the rational milk without guile? Or will the real world become a bric-a-brac, an inferior knockoff of virtual reality?
  • Where we have the option to practice virtue without the use of technology, we should do so.
Bill Genereux

Aude Oliva - 5 views

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Rogue Downloader's Arrest Could Mark Crossroads for Open-Access Movement - Technology -... - 13 views

  • Last fall, Mr. Swartz began an appointment as a research fellow at Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics,
  • The university then tried to obstruct Mr. Swartz's laptop specifically, by barring the Media Access Control address, or MAC address, that the network had assigned to his computer.
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