Shareability

Although phrased in terms of sharing educational resources and content, the simple rules presented in this post make for a good start for making anything shareable. I might consider adding something along the lines of “documented”. I have seen plenty of open source software, for example, which meets all the other criteria. Without adequate descriptive …

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User Generated Context

I still think that coining a new term that only differs by one letter from an existing one is asking for trouble. However, the idea that creating, sharing and discovering the context around content and discussions itself adds value is an interesting one. As a general case of such internet trends as collaborative tagging and …

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Gin, Television, and Social Surplus – Here Comes Everybody

This is a lovely crystallization of a particular view on how a “cognitive surplus” in modern life is changing the world. Gin, Television, and Social Surplus – Here Comes Everybody Obviously, mere availability of time not spent watching TV is not a complete analysis – for that you also need to cover the change in …

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