Monthly Archives: October 2009

Google Wave in Education

Image by Monica A. via Flickr Google Wave is opening to the public soon. Even before it is out of the gate, there are pronouncements on what it is and is not good for. And since this is an education … Continue reading

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Flies with Bad Memories

Image via Wikipedia Victoria Gill, science reporter for BBC News, wrote in her article “Bad memories written with lasers” last Friday about researchers who “have devised a way to write memories onto the brains of flies, revealing which brain cells … Continue reading

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The Past is My Co-Pilot

McLuhan says that we travel blindly into the future looking at the past through the rear view mirror. There should be little tiny letters though that say “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.” Today I talked to a … Continue reading

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Networks in the Rear View Mirror

“The past went that-a-way. When faced with a totally new situation, we tend always to attach ourselves to the objects, to the flavor of the most recent past. We look at the present through a rear view mirror. We march … Continue reading

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