We have a few weeks of discussions and concepts before venturing into the waters of data and surveillance, and hope to keep things above a level of paranoia. But I would like everyone to at least go about their internet daily routines and just pause sometime and ask some simple questions. And in line with […]
Striving to be Net Smart We kicked off our class presentation series with a thorough presentation from Dylan, who walked us through some key highlights from Howard Rheingold’s “Net Smart” (Chapters 1 & 3). Thanks, Dylan, for drilling down on this work, which I believe sets a fine precedent for the overall Net Mirror inquiry. […]
Our first Net Mirror conversation was insightful, and I am glad we had a chance to open up our class discussion with some basic #freewrite questions: -How do you use the internet? Sketch a day-in-your-life with the internet. -Are you a digital citizen? In what ways? -Define the idea of digital citizenship (in your own terms). Our […]
Here is a followup on our Starting Up class session, and yes, we got our tools in motion. On the course site, you will see each week a This Week menu item, it always links to the course announcement post for the week. Under this you will find a set of links I will reference […]
It was great to meet up with all of you last night. I think we will all have a very memorable semester together, and I look forward to the Net Mirror conversation (#NetNarr) that will unfold throughout the course of our time together. We spent our first class reviewing the basic infrastructure of the […]
Beyond introducing this course and and overview of what we will be doing through May, 2020, in this first week we set up accounts/tools for writing and communicating.
I have been looking forward to getting this course underway, reconnecting with some of you and meeting others for the first time. This is a special course for many reasons, which I will explain during our first evening together. Suffice to say it has “a history” and you will play a new and significant role in shaping that ongoing innovative history.