Category Archives: ds106

Domain of One’s Own [visualized]

This is my contribution to the call for posters to represent the incredible Domain of One’s Own intitiative. cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by Giulia Forsythe I had a lot of visual notes from talks that I wanted to combine into one large visualization as a sort of homage to… Read More »

Moving Mashup

In Doctorow’s novel Pirate Cinema, the main character is obsessively driven to create and transform a video “mashup from something trite and obvious to something genuinely moving”. It’s a great complement to this week’s ds106 remix challenge. Jonathan Worth, the brilliant prof behind #phonar, has released all his great Cory Doctorow photographs under a creative… Read More »

Data Mine

Another great #etmooc session this eve. Audrey Watters dropped some awesome thought bombs. She posed some challenging questions, as we move beyond the analog manilla envelope (like her mom collected of her school artefacts) into the digital realm and quintillions of bytes are collected daily. How do students, teachers, administrators, schools, and governments decide who… Read More »

#ds106, valentine edition

Lots of funny #ds106valentine caption assignments seizing the moment today. I know everyone is working hard on their #ds106 Valentine Day Caption Challenge #ds106 #etmooc — Alan Levine (@cogdog) February 14, 2013 How could I not oblige? After watching smart librarians attempt to engage in civil, meaningful debate on twitter I thought I should… Read More »

EDCMOOC: Utopia, as x approaches c

There’s a lot to like about the EDCMOOC currently running in Coursera. It’s probably the closest thing I’ve seen to a cMOOC on an xMOOC platform. That said, the platform hinders its greatness. This course would be just about perfect if it existed entirely on the open web. Indeed, much of it does. I like… Read More »