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Reports on the Death of the Book are Greatly Exaggerated

William Shakespeare I was at a poetry reading at the library a while back and one of the poets had a poem about how lost in cyberspace everyone is and the implication was that he was seeing the end of … Continue reading

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A Bus of One’s Own

Greyhound, (Photo credit: djupp) My personal learning network (PLE) includes blogs, twitter, Facebook, journals, co-workers, classes and other communities. My PLE now includes Redwood Transit. I sometimes complain that I do not have enough time to read (physical books) and write … Continue reading

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Pardon my Metaphor

Image by The U.S. National Archives via Flickr“Because we do not understand the brain very well we are constantly tempted to use the latest technology as a model for trying to understand it. In my childhood we were always assured … Continue reading

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On the Greatly Exaggerated Death of Culture

I really thought Culture (I mean the exclusive education of privilege maintained by privilege) would have died years ago. Sven Birkerts and others have been predicting the death of The Book, Google is supposed be making us stupid, and instant … Continue reading

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