Monday, 21 September 2009

The next step for computers…

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/pattie_maes_demos_the_sixth_sense.html

Let’s talk a bit about “Full Metal Jacket.” It was a my mistake to show it to you. I apologize. When I chose it, I was only thinking about  its brilliance from an adult media-specialist’s point of view.

Let’s have a look at your reviews and discuss the approach. Are there changes we want to make, improvements?

Discuss the word “convergence,” a word this will have to understand

You watched this program before, now we’re going to dissect it, learn about it, discuss it, and try to understand where we fit in, and how this experience may change out world…

First, here are some interesting comments — http://www.macfound.org/site/c.lkLXJ8MQKrH/b.4773383/k.8CB5/Mizuko_Ito_on_Why_Time_Spent_Online_Is_Important_for_Teen_Development.htm

and this,

http://www.macfound.org/site/c.lkLXJ8MQKrH/b.4284677/apps/s/content.asp?ct=5751157

and now this…

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kidsonline/view/

Homwework —

Watch this video:

http://www.ted.com/talks/david_merrill_demos_siftables_the_smart_blocks.html

Come up with and hand in to me three to five uses, neatly typed, for siftable technology. Try to think of practical uses for siftables, products you might be able to sell.

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