(image and license belong to James Gurney) Can the movement to try and make things open also make the simplest act of sharing that more complicated? Do we really need licenses and legal language on everything? Are there not things out there that implicitly we share (air?). I'm going to likely land ...

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As part of our video section os ds106 we have our students watch part two of Kirby Ferguson's Everything is a Remix so they have an appreciation for the common borrowing of cinematic elements as well as to help them question the notion of "originality" (we ask thema s well ...

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cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by thebassoonist12 If a classroom can be flipped to make better use of time and group processes, why are we not flipping more things? I've spent three days in Austin attending a conference in the same model going back how Ook ...

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Disappointed with people I consider online peers who are up in arms about #OpenBadges & #ConnectedLearning. As if ideas are 'owned'. Gah.— Doug Belshaw (@dajbelshaw) March 6, 2012 I am fairly sure I can draw the dots as to what Doug is Gah-ing about. Badge bashing is flashing about, but it ...

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cc licensed ( BY ND ) flickr photo shared by Mom Smackley Maybe this is a series, but today's rant is a follow-up on How to Be a Social Media Dust Bunny*. Spam by email is likely now about 15+ years old, and has become such a commonality that many of ...

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cc licensed ( BY ND ) flickr photo shared by Tambako the Jaguar I am riding on a train, watching the archive of Higher-Ed Live interview with Audrey Waters. She and host Seth Odell are bantering about the possibilities of the hither to change everything MITx, the Stanford AI course ...

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cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by eatmorechips Stephen Downes is not enamored by the TED machine: TED has certainly figured out how to monetize learning - and Alan Levine notwithstanding a big part of that, I would say, lies in offering opinions and talks that are ...

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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by TFDuesing I must admit that when I come across other people's flaming #FAIL tweets I experience a wave of "hey- over reaction, eh?"-- until it is I in the fiery rage of being done under by a bad consumer experience. And ...

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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog You might wait for someone/something to condone your credentials. To me, it is of even more importance that you always be doing that effort yourself to make sure there is evident of what you are capable of. Why wait passively ...

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cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo shared by gagilas I am aiming to get some flack for this, but I do not really get gushing over mind maps. (ducking). Wait a minute-- I all for the power of sketching out ideas, of brainstorming on visually on paper, of thinking visually-- ...

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cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo shared by Steve-h I might now go as far to say I "love" my iPhone, but it must be my most regularly used piece of technology. But my first love was, and will be, the web- that bit that works because Sir ...

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