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danah boyd — Online Reflections of Our Offline Lives

Thursday, April 09, 2015

danah boyd has intriguing advice on the technologically-fueled generation gaps of our age — that our children’s immersion in social media may offer a kind of respite from their over-structured, overscheduled analog lives.

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On Being

[Unedited] danah boyd with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 09, 2015

danah boyd has intriguing advice on the technologically-fueled generation gaps of our age — that our children’s immersion in social media may offer a kind of respite from their over-structured, overscheduled analog lives.

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Money Talking

Obama and the Future of the Internet

Friday, November 14, 2014

The president is siding with Silicon Valley and angering cable operators with his plan for preventing preferential Internet pricing and eliminating fast and slow lanes online.

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On Being

Nathan Schneider — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, October 09, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Nathan Schneider with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 09, 2014

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The Takeaway

Designing Networks for Answers in Syria

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Is there another way to approach intervention in Syria, and can answers be found in the real time networks of individuals making decisions on the ground? Alexa Courtney is the executive vice president of Caerus Associates. According to Courtney, designing tools to access localized Syrian networks are what gives the group an ear to quality information, that in turn can be used by policy makers to make quality decisions about U.S. action.

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On The Media

The Forgotten Network

Friday, August 09, 2013

Television viewers under a certain age think of the big three broadcast networks as having existed since the dawn of time. A misconception, of course - but largely because of what it omits. In TV's earliest days, there was also the DuMont Network, a pioneering enterprise that aired some of its era's most popular programs. Bob talks history with David Weinstein, author of book that chronicles the rise and fall of DuMont.

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Schoolbook

Frustration with DOE Boils Over at Hearing

Thursday, October 25, 2012

The D.O.E.'s chief academic officer came under fire at a City Council hearing for not publicizing enough information about the organization of the city's 1,750 schools into networks. One council member said a series of reorganizations had created a "bureaucratic nightmare" for parents.

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Schoolbook

Farewell to Michael Winerip

Monday, June 11, 2012

In his last On Education column, Michael Winerip of The New York Times writes about a grading snafu in Florida's state standardized tests. Since the early 1990s, he has written about the shifting trends in education. "And through it all, teachers have continued to educate children, and children have continued to learn.''

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Listen to Lucy

Social networks upend office etiquette

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Social networks upend office etiquette

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