TED: Larry Lessig – How Creativity is being strangled by the law
I’ve been talking a lot lately at conferences and consultations about the idea of “scaffolding” content. Scaffolding isn’t new. It’s teacher talk for supporting a resource or learning objective with various structures such as: questioning sequences, introductory discussion, activities or [...]
Last week I taught my class about Creative Commons, Larry Lessig and remix culture. Over the weekend, still feeling inspired by remix culture, I checked out RIP: A remix manifesto:
“RiP: A remix manifesto is an open source documentary about copyright and remix culture. Created over a period of six years, the film [...]
Since graduating with an English literature degree ten years ago, I’ve made a good part of my living writing web and interactive content. Much of what I learned comes from online journalism practices, web usability via Nielsen and the web style guides I’ve worked with on various projects.
Last year, I put all the [...]
The Google doc above is a very basic Google docs presentation I created to show to my classes and clients. It’s essentially a point form overview of the basic considerations for marketing an online publication – whether it’s a blog or large scale magazine. Remarkably, many publications that have a strong print strategy still [...]
As some of you know, I’ve been following Larry Lessig for many years now and frequently applaud his ideas and contributions to emergent thinking around copyright, content and the commons. I’m so pleased that he’s reaching an ever larger audience thanks to stuff like this. For those of you who are new to Lessig, [...]
The aptly titled “you don’t understand our audience”
Today while I was surfing through the most popular delicious links, I found this article (above). It’s about — well, I don’t actually know what it’s about because the content was locked behind a registration field.
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“I don’t know how to run a newspaper. I just try everything I can think of.” – Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane
I recently had an interesting conversation with a journalist friend about the question of blogging and accountability. Like many of his colleagues, my friend believes in the role of gatekeepers from [...]