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Congrats Martin, I really look forward to reading it. And the fact that you aren't just bloating it like a recent Stephen King novel will make me love you that much more.
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2014 on How long should a book be? at The Ed Techie
Martin, I think you are right on with this post, and it reminds me of something Jon Udell said in his 2007 talk "The Disruptive Nature of Technology" ( -an amazing presentation, btw) about online identity. As a culture with media in general we are becoming more forgiving, in the US the examples of Clinton not inhaling and GW Bush Jr having done Coke habitually for a while in his life didn't disqualify them. What's more, I think in this new culture we are actually more likely to be understood as cyber-criminals during this transition thanks to staunch, out-dated ideas of property and copyright. This notion of an evolutionary moment is interesting, and the idea that the culture would necessarily have to change to adapt to the radical immediacy and reach of these technologies makes a lot of sense. I often think it is concepts like this we should be teaching and universities rather than stay off line, kid, you'll shoot your eye out.
Toggle Commented Jan 21, 2014 on The morality of scale at The Ed Techie
Mrs. Weller, Tear down that tollroad!
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2013 on The Battle for Open at The Ed Techie
Did I ever tell you how much I love this post? Well, now I have. I like you martin, you are nice.
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2013 on What can I take away from DS106? at The Ed Techie
Love the Uncle Buck metaphor, in fact any metaphor involving film pretty much rules, unless it's an Aronofsky film. Now, replay Uncle Buck as a horror film and we are closer to the implications for labor with the Georgia Tech deal :)
Toggle Commented May 17, 2013 on Uncle MOOC at The Ed Techie
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