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Social Networking, Bridging, and the "Filter Bubble"

Some embrace new technology quickly; others resist—often at their peril. In Net Smart: How to Thrive Online, Howard Rheingold illustrates some compelling advantages of modern social networking software. 726 more words

Attention! Why Parties and Notifications in Video Games Gets Old, Fast

Recently I read a snippet of Howard Rheingold’s Net Smart: How to Thrive Online and it dealt with attention and relaxation.  Rheingold really delves into how we can affect our ability to focus and pay attention.   853 more words

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Hello world

Hello everybody!

I am writing this post by way of introducing myself to the Connected Courses Community (how’s that for alliteration?).

Education and digital technology have been core themes for me over the past 25 years along with other eclectic pursuits (producing films and theater, 14 years at Harvard Business School, playing jazz piano, doing startups). 84 more words


Anticipating Connected Courses "Happenings"

When I was hangin’ with Alec Couros (@courosa) this summer at BLC14 in Boston I was thrilled to hear about this “Connected Courses” MOOC with an all star cast (Michael Wesch, Helen Keegan, Mimi Ito, to name a few and …wait for it…the THREE MAGI : Alan Levine ( 433 more words

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The past, present and future of online communities

Well worth a watch, what Howard Rheingold doesn’t know about online communities isn’t worth knowing.