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Google's Lunchtime Betting Game _ New York Times
Information is shared most easily and effectively among office neighbors, even at an Internet company where instant messaging and e-mail are generally preferred to face-to-face discussion.
Why Does Technology-Based Teaching Fail? - Mobile Learning
Alan Kay effectively translates his understanding of cognitive psychology and learning theory into new ideas for making computers easy to learn - and learn on.
An Interface of One's Own New York Times
Oh, Word. For 20 years, you have supported and tyrannized me. You have given me a skimpy Etch A Sketch on which to compose, a cramped spot on the sentence-assembly line.
Mapping Globalization - Princeton University and the University of Washington
A comprehensive definition of globalization: geographically expanding networks of transactions, where transactions may be of any type, and may have occurred at any time. This naturally supports a strongly historical perspective that includes trade, migration, transportation, communication, empires, and so on.
THE LISTENER - Seed
"A danger that the art of observation may be lost, and the richness of the human context ignored."