A great read.
Very interesting read. I can’t say I disagree with any of it.
This looks really interesting. I want to experience a MOOC from the perspective of a student, on a subject I am genuinely interested in. I have to admit that the lack of a formal qualification or points from the university on completion, will probably make me far more critical of the quality of the teaching and influence whether I complete the course, if that makes sense.
We need infographic style posters like this on Digital Professionalism
Apple just sent members of the press invitations to an event on Sept. 12. With the prominent number “5″ in the invitation’s image, the event is undoubtedly to be when the company will unveil its next iPhone, often referred to as the “iPhone 5″ by the media.
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Many of us will accumulate vast libraries of digital books and music over the course of our lifetimes. But when we die, our collections of words and music may expire with us.
Someone who owned 10,000 hardcover books and the same number of vinyl records could bequeath them to descendants, but legal experts say passing on iTunes and Kindle libraries would be much more complicated.
And one’s heirs stand to lose huge sums of money. “I find it hard to imagine a situation where a family would be OK with losing a collection of 10,000 books and songs,” says Evan Carroll, co-author of “Your Digital Afterlife.” “Legally dividing one account among several heirs would also be extremely difficult.”
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A fascinating question, and a fascinating issue.