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What happened to the tech dream?

This post is dedicated to the original technology dreamers and honors the unique contributions of John Perry Barlow – a dreamer. More and more it seems the dream of technology as a positive agent for change and empowerment is slipping … Continue reading

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Facebook exploring offering K-12 online learning services

Evidently K-12 education appears to many as a field appropriate for innovation. Facebook is committing a small number of employees to develop software for Summit Public Charter schools. The Summit site provides a breakdown of a typical student day. ┬áNote … Continue reading

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The transparency of algorithms

The recent reactions of many, including me, to the news that Facebook was trying to manipulate user emotions got me thinking. Why was I offended? I sometimes play a certain type of music to manipulate my mood – mellow music, … Continue reading

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Intro to the Facebook

I seldom use Facebook, but when I do …. Actually, I have so little experience with Facebook that I am ill prepared to offer anyone advice. However, I do appreciate the popularity of the site and the interest adolescents might … Continue reading

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