The third time, but the first time too

The third time, but the first time too

On Monday, October 6, the classroom doors will swing open for the third session of my Coursera MOOC, “Understanding Media by Understanding Google.” I was just comparing the syllabi for this session and the first one, which launched in September of 2013, for a reality check on whether I’ve been keeping it current. Out of 70 links to videos, news articles, and blog posts in the weekly readings, 23…

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posted : Monday, September 29th, 2014

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After the MOOCYour mileage may vary. Hmm, I say that a lot.
The final assignments arrived in early November. The…View Post

After the MOOC

Your mileage may vary. Hmm, I say that a lot.

The final assignments arrived in early November. The…

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posted : Monday, December 9th, 2013

tags : coursera google medill mooc

So is it lonely in MOOClandia?Jeff Jarvis (bottom left), my remote-controlled Android robot (background), and I hang out with…View Post

So is it lonely in MOOClandia?

Jeff Jarvis (bottom left), my remote-controlled Android robot (background), and I hang out with…

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posted : Monday, October 21st, 2013

tags : coursera google medill mooc northwestern

posted : Saturday, September 28th, 2013

tags : coursera google medill mooc

It has been a fine year for the patio coleus (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

It has been a fine year for the patio coleus (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

posted : Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

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Using the Earlybird filter seemed kinda meta.  Faculty lounge. (at McCormick Tribune Center)

Using the Earlybird filter seemed kinda meta. Faculty lounge. (at McCormick Tribune Center)

posted : Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

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Hearing MOOC-steps, worldwideCountries (or states) actively represented in our pre-launch Google+ community.

Construction at…View Post

Hearing MOOC-steps, worldwide

Countries (or states) actively represented in our pre-launch Google+ community.

Construction at…

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posted : Friday, September 13th, 2013

tags : coursera google medill mooc northwestern

The MOOC-ing finger writes, and then updates the dataWhat the upcoming MOOC “Understanding Media by Understanding Google” is, in a way, all about.
Back…View Post

The MOOC-ing finger writes, and then updates the data

What the upcoming MOOC “Understanding Media by Understanding Google” is, in a way, all about.

Back…

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posted : Thursday, September 5th, 2013

tags : coursera google medill mooc northwestern survey

So what are you seeing in your Google Glass?The Sandia Mountains near Santa Fe, #throughglass
The Glass Chronicles, III: Summer of #glass
Okay,…View Post

So what are you seeing in your Google Glass?

The Sandia Mountains near Santa Fe, #throughglass

The Glass Chronicles, III: Summer of #glass

Okay,…

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posted : Monday, August 26th, 2013

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Welcome home from Santa Fe.  (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

Welcome home from Santa Fe. (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

posted : Monday, August 19th, 2013

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It’s a soda machine. No, it’s a headline service!Technology has not always marched inexorably and inevitably forward. For example, to stand in the…View Post

It’s a soda machine. No, it’s a headline service!

Technology has not always marched inexorably and inevitably forward. For example, to stand in the…

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posted : Thursday, August 8th, 2013

tags : emoticooler gesture_cooler italy jobs_to_be_done leap leap_motion_controller

Further adventures in the land of the MOOCCogDogBlog 8/17/2012 (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License)
Friday when I…View Post

posted : Saturday, July 13th, 2013

tags : coursera google medill mooc

While we’re at it, coneflowers getting ready to burst forth for the Fourth (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

While we’re at it, coneflowers getting ready to burst forth for the Fourth (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

posted : Thursday, July 4th, 2013

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Fourth of July hydrangeas (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

Fourth of July hydrangeas (at Owen R. Youngman & Associates)

posted : Thursday, July 4th, 2013

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Hail, Glass of 2013The Glass Chronicles, II: Land of Stares and Sharing
I’ve never seen that before — have you? Maybe…View Post

Hail, Glass of 2013

The Glass Chronicles, II: Land of Stares and Sharing

I’ve never seen that before — have you? Maybe…

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posted : Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

tags : google_glass medill northwestern