Category Archives: Internet

A conversation with Ben Werdmüller

I watched a video today for our eLearning 3.0 class – an interview between Stephen Downes (course facilitator) and Ben Werdmüller, cofounder of ELGG and Known. This was an interesting conversation for myself because I am very interested in the … Continue reading

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France: Minitel and the Internet

Minitel, France, 1982. Wikipedia I was just in Paris this month. How did I get to Paris? Fortunately for me, my car got stolen in October, and I decided to go to Paris instead of replacing it. We were a two … Continue reading

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Is the Internet making us stupid?

Marshall McLuhan caused wide irritation with his statement that the traditional, book-oriented intellectuals had become irrelevant for the formulation of cultural rules in the electronic age. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is an article I wrote for the Times-Standard “Tech Beat” … Continue reading

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My Nigerian Millions

This is the Tech Beat article I wrote for the Times Standard: By last count, I have made over $3.5 billion on the Internet since 1997. It has not come all at once; the money trickles in a few million … Continue reading

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