Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Warmup: Seymour Papert is considered to be the father of of Artificial Intelligence and one of the great minds of the 20th century… watch to this brief comment: http://edfoc.us/?page_id=5

Here’s another indication of the growing importance of social media:

Google Wave Launches Today, Redefining a Company, as well  as  On-line Communication

What is Google Wave?

Watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Itc4253kjhw

Read: http://mashable.com/2009/05/31/google-wave-features/

Read this, too: http://mashable.com/2009/05/28/google-wave-guide/

Yesterday we discussed ownership, copyright. Larry Lessig gave us a dull and hard to understand explanation of how the ownership game is being changed by technology. This presentation is a little more clear, with the help of Stephen Colbert:

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/215454/january-08-2009/lawrence-lessig

And of course, this happened (surely at Colbert intended):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFAW8mKy3dI&feature=PlayList&p=F3A169D6032D4858&playnext=1&playnext_from=

Of course, Lessig used YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBM-UIxanvs&feature=player_embedded

Let’s consider copyright as a practical matter. Let’s go back into ancient history, 1984, and dredge up 2 Live Crew and the Song, “Pretty Woman.” Turn to page 550 of your tet and let’s read.

Three, two, one…

  • Three things that you’ve learned today
  • Two questions you still have about the subject
  • One statement about something you already know that connects or matches to something you learned today
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