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Archive for January, 2010

An Example of Digital Storytelling

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Ok, so I came across this video completely unexpectedly one day a couple weeks ago, and I remember being really impressed. I don’t usually watch random youtube videos, and I’m not exactly sure what possessed me to watch this one, but I did. I was just playing around on one of the computers in the […]

Web 2.0 Users as "Co-Developers"

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Although I did not understand all the technological talk discussed in O’Reilly’s article, I found one of his ideas particularly fascinating. His idea about Web 2.0 operating on the principle that a service improves the more people come together and use it makes a lot of sense. Because more and more individuals are using the […]

Playing Around…

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Ok, so when I first set up my blog it had the standard dull theme that everyone has when they create their first blog. I definitely had to do something about that because if there’s anything that bugs me, it’s having the same theme as everyone else. I wanted mine to be my own or […]

A "Mutually Beneficial Cooperation"

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

From reading Douglas Engelbart’s paper about augmenting intelligence, a few ideas came to mind. He discusses how advanced technology can help people carry out tasks in a much more convenient, flexible, and easy manner, with which I completely agree. Allowing a computer to perform more primitive tasks for you as well as to help you […]

Real "Musicians" Play Computers

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

After reading Gardner Campbell’s paper, I thought a lot about what he was saying in regards to how the education system is, in a sense, crippling students and keeping them from realizing all the creative possibilites and new opportunities they have to enhance their learning. A “digital face lift” is an interesting metaphor Campbell claims […]

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