Reputation Online

Reputation Online

Recently, Michael Arrington posted on TechCrunch to suggest that as more and more details of our lives are discoverable online, “indiscretions” would become less damaging. His basic point was that Trying to control, or even manage, your online reputation is becoming increasingly difficult. And much like the fight by big labels against the illegal sharing […]

CCK09: On the difficulty of the Connectivist revolution.

This post is for assignment #1 for Stephen Downes and George Siemens Connectivism and Connective Knowledge course, 2009. Connectivism represents a new way of knowing. But if it is correct, it is the way we have been knowing all along, and may not require a leap across an enormous gap to adapt to the new […]

The new way to listen to music is “on demand.”

I think there has been a change in how people experience music in the last couple years, brought on by the buildup of services that offer streaming songs. This follows up in the vein of the previous trend in music discovery, illegal downloading, which the music industry labeled “piracy.” The new streaming paradigm avoids the […]