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Larry Sanger interview

Slate has an interview up with Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger (and editor -in-chief of rival encyclopedia site Citizendium) This part particularly resonated with me: Wikipedia has finally awakened in people an understanding that even carefully edited resources can frequently be … Continue reading

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Personas – or who are you?

I was playing with Personas this morning a gadget from the MIT Media Lab. You give it your name, and, according to the site it “scours the web for information and attempts to characterize the person – to fit them … Continue reading

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Plagiarism connundrum

Lines on Plagiarism Blur for Students in the Digital Age – NYTimes.com How to deal with this one? It’s not that these kids don’t know any better, but even when you explain it to them, they just don’t care. At … Continue reading

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going digital

A school in Florida is following one in Boston in making the switch to digital. Clearwater High School will replace traditional textbooks with e-readers, likely Kindles according to this piece in St. Petersburg Times. And last year, Cushing Academy in … Continue reading

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