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Unfriending Myself

It is midnight. I promised myself I would go to bed an hour and a half ago. My eyes burn but I squint the left to give it a break. 504 more words

Information Diet

While I have a distaste for new year celebrations, I see a lot of value in a periodic review of certain habits. One habit that needs to be reviewed a lot is what I call my information diet. 284 more words


The Information Diet: What have I been consuming?

I recently finished James Paul Gee’s book, The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning,¬†which focused partially on networked affinity spaces. Gee says¬†“affinity spaces, at their best, are key examples of synchronized intelligence…multiple tools, different types of people, and diverse skill sets are networked in ways that make everyone smarter and make the space itself a form of emergent intelligence” (p. 618 more words


Revising My Infodiet: Taking a look at something new

Listening to Eli Pariser speak last week gave me chills. I never had any idea how much the information I am exposed to is filtered. It never occurred to me that… 625 more words

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