A few weeks ago I gave a talk at the Toronto Reference Library as part of an excellent series called Treehouse Talks. It was a lovely event, attended by about 100 people and held in the spectacular 5-story atrium of the library. I gave an updated version of the talk that I call Know Your... Continue Reading →
Students talk IP @ New School
I just came from an interesting if perplexing session led by 4 New School students as part of Mobility Shifts. I didn't see the whole presentation but I did catch a discussion focused on Intellectual property and these students' desire to promote more 'open source' approaches at The New School. It was perplexing because while... Continue Reading →
I’m Going Gifting @ Occupy Wall Street. Want To Join Me?
Tomorrow I'll be arriving in New York where I'll be staying for a few days. I'll be speaking at (and attending) a cool conference on the future of digital culture and education called Mobility Shifts at The New School. (My talk is Saturday at 2:30 pm, Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building 65 West 11th St.,... Continue Reading →
Public Gifting as Good Times and Good Business
I believe that networked culture - what I call OS3 - has a great deal to learn from oral culture, which I call OS1. Because they are both all about dialogues. Whereas OS2 culture - which currently dominates our world - is all about monologues. The reason that OS3 has a lot to learn from... Continue Reading →