Video: The Ivory Tower and the Open Web

Here's the video of my plenary talk "The Ivory Tower and the Open Web," given at the Coalition for Networked Information meeting in Washington in December, 2010. A general description of the talk: The web is now over twenty years old, and there is no doubt that the academy has taken advantage of its tremendous … Continue reading Video: The Ivory Tower and the Open Web

NITLE Launches Prediction Markets

NITLE, the organization that helps over 150 liberal arts colleges with technology understanding, decisions, and training, has launched a fascinating site with "prediction markets." The site is similar to Intrade, where you can buy and sell "shares" in financial, political, weather and other subjects, but focusing instead on technology adoption in higher ed and using … Continue reading NITLE Launches Prediction Markets