Content filtering with NO Opt Out and government deciding what’s in


“I’m not exaggerating when I say that this model involves more technical interference in the internet infrastructure than what is attempted in Iran, one of the most repressive and regressive censorship regimes in the world.”…

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Someone broke in and rearranged my stuff


Flickr launched a new interface last week.  I hate it.  iGoogle changed the tabs from the top to the side.  I really hate it.  MS Office completely rearranged the menus in Word.  I really, really…

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Why is chauvinism fun but racism isn’t?


We talk a lot about breaking down barriers online and offline, of building muticultural understanding and smashing stereotypes.  The “N” word draws more gasps and condemnation than the “C” word.  Clubs that ban people because…

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The hypocrisy of ICT in education conference PRESENTATIONS


Graham Wegner’s recent post about “Redefining Conference Professional Respect” sparked up a blaze for me this morning. In his post, he mentions complaints he read about a recent conference.  It seems some attendees thought that…

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Walmart tech understanding FAIL could wipe out your music collection


I can only guess that this is a money-saving move from the bean counters at Walmart — if it is, they’ll soon have fewer beans to jiggle around… Walmart has decided to pull the plug…

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