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Category Archives: The Future of Computing
Chris Dede provides a fascinating set of predictions for the future of higher education in Chapter 15 of Educating the Net Generation. Think of this as a complement to 2006 Horizon Report, focusing on the longer time frames. I think … Continue reading
I was working on a research paper today that I’m presenting at a conference this weekend. (As I told my students, “Do as I say, not as I do.”) As I was writing, I felt this odd discomfort at not … Continue reading
Very useful discussion on the teaching economics newsgroup (tch-econ) about tablet pcs. If you’re considering a tablet, this would be a good resource to check out.
Fascinating program today on NPR, The Kojo Nnamdi Show. The topic was the Internet of the Future . The guest speakers were Esther Dyson, Editor of “Release 1.0” for CNET Networks and Organizer of the “PC Forum” executive conference, and … Continue reading
The other week Martha posted a wish for an idealized type of software. Here’s a recent column from the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) in the same vein, written by a Yale computer scientist.
Will R. recently posted a glimpse of the future of instructional technology. If you’re interested in this future, I highly recommend Will’s post. While Iâ€™m using some of the Web 2.0 tools I havenâ€™t really internalized them yet. Iâ€™m kind … Continue reading
Will R. at Webblog-Ed has posted an excellent introduction to the Web 2.0 in the form of two powerpoint presentations he used at the recent Building Learning Communities conference. The first is on teaching and learning applications of new internet … Continue reading
In an earlier posting I introduced Wade Roush’s interesting experiment to write an article on Social Computing using a blog to capture comments on drafts of the article. The final draft of Roush’s article entitled Social Machines has recently been … Continue reading