from Global Voices Online by Gina Cardenas
This post is part of our special coverage #Occupy Worldwide.
The creative cadre of the Occupy Wall Street movement envisions a world where people are free to express their ideas of freedom, equality, and outrage at the system of greed interlocking corporate interests and government. Actors, artists, writers and musicians pay homage to the #Occupy muse and are calling for aninternational day of creative action on February 12, 2012.
- Four Lectures on Truth and Subjectivity (1980)
- Six Lectures on Discourse and Truth (1983)
- Three Lectures on ?The Culture of the Self? (1983)
These last lectures are also available on YouTube (in audio format):
from open Democracy News Analysis – by James Mackay
The Anonymous ‘V for Vendetta’ mask is an icon of the Occupy movement. But how does this band of deviant web pirates fit with the Occupiers ethics of responsibility, transparency and democracy? Cole Stryker’s new book goes some way to deconstruct the generalisations.
from Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology ? A Group Blog by Rex
Yesterday important swaths of the Internet were blacked out to protest SOPA, PIPA, and the RWA. We would have blacked out our site as well but? uh? we sort of didn?t get around to it. One site that did, however, was Wikipedia. This lead to a certain amount of chortling and self-staisfied rubbing of hands from conservative academics as they enjoyed imagining what life is like for undergraduates without Wikipedia.
Behind the Digital Curtain
January 27, 2012 – 3:00am
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The buzz surrounding the digital humanities has largely emphasized its implications for professional scholarship. But here at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities on Thursday, a panel of digital humanists said that weaving digital humanities research into undergraduate education could help boost information literacy among college students.
from Mashable! by Sharlyn Lauby
from iRevolution by Patrick Meier
I was recently asked to review this World Bank publication entitled: ?The Role of Crowdsourcing for Better Governance in Fragile States Contexts.? I had been looking for just this type of research on crowdsourcing for a long time and was therefore well pleased to read this publication. This blog posts focuses more on the theoretical foundations of the report, i.e., Part 1. I highly recommend reading the full study given the real-world case studies that are included.
from Mashable! by Neil Johnston
Neil Johnston is managing director at Store Van Music. Neil is an award winning young entrepreneur and composer who specializes in a breakthrough link between the music industry and education. You can find out more about his pioneering work by following him on Facebook and Twitter.
Know Your Professor
Could a Twitter-type approach by faculty members give prospective students more reliable information than they find on RateMyProfessors.com?