Grayling and Groupon-Cynically cashing in?
Groupon and the New College of the humanities. Not a pair that one would usually expect to find together. Unless AC Grayling is running some kind of special promotion to the get the first years intake through the door. However, the left-liberal press in the UK and the early-adopter, tech-watching internet bloggers have dedicated a lot of cynical copy to both recently. Groupon it seems is...
From Web Citizens to Stakeholders?
Watching ‘All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace’ I was struck by a few ideas from that that were both interesting and contrary to the current orthodoxy surrounding technology, computers and the internet-that they are very much a force for good in our lives. One of the dissenting voices, or at least one of the voices that is at least offering constructive criticism about how we could shape...
A Postscript to an old post
Thanks to @enderle for flagging this on Twitter http://is.gd/mb8AzL More support for the the slightly more worrying side effects of our new online liberty, and the plastic nature of truth, especially when it comes to Wikipedia as I was flagging last December- http://failtoplan.tumblr.com/post/2312738789/ingsoc-org I am currently going through a questioning our web-liberty phase induce by...