Category Archives: The Internet

The digital world through Google’s eyes

Here’s a bracing look at the digital world, from Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt: He said four big companies dominate the Internet: Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Google has all the world’s information; Apple is the king of elegant design; Facebook … Continue reading

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Invisible College 2.0

How is scholarly communication changing as the internet develops? It’s a new (in)visible college, according to Bryan Alexander. We’re seeing all kinds of experimentation with new forms of scholarly publication, including professional and DiY digital archiving, shareable datasets, and a … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Brainstorming

Why do I Brainstorm(s)? One of the primary reasons is that Brainstorms uses Caucus. My affection for Caucus, and my interest in seeing it being well-used, is how I learned that Brainstorms existed. My early experience with Caucus conferencing was … Continue reading

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It’s a dog’s life

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from ChicagoBoyz ]

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Soon soon coming of the Mahdi?

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] * Okay, I’d say things are heating up. Here’s a screen grab from what we are led to believe is a recent video from Iran, made with government backing as described … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Emlyn, and Applause, xkcd

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] * My son, Emlyn, turns sixteen today. He’s not terribly fond of computers to be honest — but he does follow xkcd with appreciation, as do I from time to time: … Continue reading

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A HipBone approach to analysis V: DARPA and storytelling

[ by Charles Cameron — cross posted from DIME/PMESII ] I seem to be writing some mini-essays that braid together more of the various strands of my interests and thinking than usual – geopolitics and poetics, games and reality, warfare … Continue reading

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