Featured Post

Can a photo-opp be too perfect?

 In 1968 they made a movie, The Manchurian Candidate , today it's real. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

A Universe of One

Eli Pariser laid it all out in this eye-opening TED talk, and got a standing ovation for his trouble.
Pop the Filter Bubble!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Academic Uses of Social Media

Now we can begin to educate some of the 4-billion people who never had a chance to go to College. These Harvard professors explain how the use of "social media", from email to facebook, can change the opportunity curve, and give a billion Chinese access to our best universities, without leaving home.
The most interesting thing was how all of them support the free exchange of information, as long as they get the credit for creating that information.