click here for What We Learned from 5 million Books by two Harvard researchers.
Culturomics is a form of computational lexicology that studies human behavior and cultural trends through the quantitative analysis of digitized texts– presented here by Jean-Baptiste Michel and Erez Lieberman Aiden
The guys are charming and funny and the results of their research, in charts, are revelatory– in the possibiliities they illumine.
Teacher, Kevin of Meandering Minds blog uses Voicethread and Google Docs to guide students in viewing and analyzing their digital life. Give it a look and listen– not a bad look-back for non-students, too, but critical for student growth.Read Full
With the advent of science and technology, as 3D printers and other innovations boost production efficiency, will most global citizens adjust to a schedule of reduced work hours? A world of more leisure was predicted in the 60’s and 70’s but it has largely not been realized until now. Are we moving towards a yet […]Read Full