- Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish | Video on TED.com – A great video from Dan Barber gives food for thought (ouch – bad pun) about sustainability and how we should give more thought to where we get what we eat.
- Cheat Sheet For Social Media | Online Media Gazette – An interesting "cheat sheet" from Dre McLellan on how companies can leverage the various social media sites. Needs some review and validation…
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- Technology Review: Market Watch: Convergence Is King – On in a series of articles Tech Review has on "The Future of Media". Convergence marches on. A great summary quote from the article: "The key technical characteristic of what works is the ability to facilitate consumers' desire to read, watch, or listen to any content they want, anywhere, anytime."
- Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python – An educational diversion for the budding computer programmers in your family!
- The Partnership for 21st Century Skills – Home – For the K-12 set: A wonderful site advocating the improvement of our education system to include 21st-century skills. From the site: "The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has developed a unified, collective vision for 21st century learning that can be used to strengthen American education." They hit the nail on the head by stressing Creativity and Innovation Skills; Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills, and Communication and Collaboration Skills.
- Moving towards the 2.0 “movie-going” experience – Ian Da Silva poses a thoughtful question about the future of movie distribution. This parallels many of the "converged" purchase models that I have discussed with my media clients. It will be interesting to see how long it is before you purchase your ticket at a theater and are given the option to pay an extra fee to download the video when it is released online…
- Disney.com Breaks New Ground Streaming Full-Length Movies Online for the First Time Ever – Distribution models for media continue to evolve: "The full-length films will then be available for free streaming on Disney.com (www.Disney.com/WonderfulWorld) for the week following the network presentation."
- Is Google Making Us Stupid? – Nicholas Carr in The Atlantic makes an interesting assessment of "What the Internet is doing to our brains".
- LearnHub Relaunches Its Social Learning Network – Jason Kincaid gives an update on LearnHub and other sites trying to leverage Web 2.0 social concepts for learning.
These are my links for February 18th:
- The Pirates Can’t Be Stopped – An interesting look at the seemingly futile battle against piracy. This has huge implications for life as we know it. We have had IP since the first copyright law in 1663. How can we adapt to a new model that will still reward our “starving artists”?
- First Look: Kluster’s Market Approach to Crowdsourcing – A nice article on the forthcoming Kluster.com. Sounds like a nice spin on crowdsourcing plus a predictive market for the ideas generated plus financial incentive. As these markets grow people need to learn how to harness their potential