Archive for July, 2010

Will the iPad save or destroy education? Is it the device that will revolutionize scholarship or is it merely a gadget that differs from many others not by its potential but simply by its marketing? The cloud is already abuzz with posts on either side of these questions; some extravagent praises, others equally extravagent jeremiads. […]

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According to Daniel Paul O’Donnell, “Humanities, Not Science, Key to New Web Frontier.” Citing the humanities background of several familiar web creators (Larry Sanger/Wikipedia, Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook, Michael Everson/Unicode), O’Donnell asserts that: “The Internet is no longer primarily an engineering problem. Its basic technological building blocks have been in place for 20 years. What is new […]

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