Hello New Semester!
Fall 2016 will see Netcentric focus more on “Networking the Humanities,” a new IP course team taught by Jordi Comas and David del Testa.
Look here for further updates!
Prell Ch 1
Bruce Bower’s “Deadly Devotion” in Science News Magazine.
We would ask that you please bring one important idea from the Prell that you believe will be important for you in your study of network analysis relative to the humanities, and one idea from the […]
We will be discussing this TED video from Rachel Bostman, author of the book What is Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. She also leads an organization promoting CC called, surprise, Collaborative Consumption.
After we watch this, I will give a mini TED talk that is the “anti-case” for […]
During “sustainability in the news,” Carolina asked about refugees flowing out of Syria. That led to a few interesting resources and discussion points.
First, activist-researchers at CEU, including Kate Coyer, have been looking at how wifi and mobile technology can be a boon to refugees. We discussed how this story reflected two aspects of […]
Around 2011, news about this neat way to build housing in Nigeria using discarded plastic bottles was circulating.
I saw essentially the same article pop up from some random web surfing yesterday from a site called “True Activist.” Honestly, I don’t even recall how I ended up there. I was simply in the […]
So, for today’s “sustainable networks” story, I turn to an article I read by John Converse Townsend about how hemp can be a better alternative to cotton as one kilogram of cotton (2.2 pounds) requires 20,000 liters of water to produce (the equivalent of 90 years of drinking water for a human). I found […]
Is it a bold move? A cheap gimmick? Can it lead to increased sales for REI in the longer run?
What would you […]
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