A bit late, but right before boarding my plane form Osaka, I uploaded as an annotated flickr set the slides I used for my “10 Minute TED style” talk at Learning 2.008

The premise is we all know the Internet is “big” but forget how dwarfing a scale it is to an individual, drawing the parallel to the sense of scale one gets when standing art the edge of the Grand Canyon. Rather than throwing stats and charts, I instead use some stories of my own experiences that aim to show how incomprehensible the sale is.

Yes, this is some recycled material from my Being There talks, but I think its still a necessary message. Or fun to fo.

There is a ustream recording of all the great opening talks from the Learning 2.008 conference.

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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.

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