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Selling Without Selling: Clay Hebert Lean Startup 2013. Seth Godin at SAP: The Connection Economy - Why it Matters. Andy Miah A to Z of Social Media for Academia. @andrewchen | Essays on tech, startups, and marketing. Danah boyd. Clay Shirky. Clay Shirky. Fifteen years ago, a research group called The Fraunhofer Institute announced a new digital format for compressing movie files.

This wasn’t a terribly momentous invention, but it did have one interesting side effect: Fraunhofer also had to figure out how to compress the soundtrack. The result was the Motion Picture Experts Group Format 1, Audio Layer III , a format you know and love, though only by its acronym, MP3. The recording industry concluded this new audio format would be no threat, because quality mattered most.

Who would listen to an MP3 when they could buy a better-sounding CD at the record store? Then Napster launched, and quickly became the fastest-growing piece of software in history. The industry sued Napster and won, and it collapsed even more suddenly than it had arisen. If Napster had only been about free access, control of legal distribution of music would then have returned the record labels.

How did the recording industry win the battle but lose the war? Howard Rheingold. Syllabi Social Media Literacies (Based on Net Smart) First taught at Stanford, Winter 2013. Editable Google Doc version (ask me for editing privs) and editable Google Doc high school version (ask me). Social Media Issues I’ve taught this course at Stanford since 2007. I also taught an earlier version of this course at U.C.

Berkeley’s School of Information and Department of Sociology. Digital Journalism I taught this course at Stanford 2005-2010. Introduction to Mind Amplifiers This is the first course I offered via Rheingold U. Introduction to Cooperation Theory This grew out of the 2005 Stanford seminar and my work with Institute for the Future. Social Media Literacies I was invited to create this proposed course for Stanford’s Winter 2013 quarter; it’s working its way through the academic bureaucracy. Stanford University Faculty Page Minicourses Network Literacy The Public Sphere in the Age of the Internet Cooperation Theory Infotention Crap Detection Learning Platforms The Peeragogy Project (2012)

15 Inspiring TED Talks. You've selected your classes and shopped for your dorm room. You've bought some new clothes and packed your favorite things. The new semester is around the corner and you're as ready as you'll ever be. Unless, that is, you want to get a tiny bit ahead. We know you're excited, and probably more than a little nervous, so take some time to listen to these TED talks to get some inspiration before you even have a syllabus to crack. The TED speaker series features "ideas worth spreading.

" Did we miss one that inspires you for the new school year? 1. In need of a motivational pick-me-up? 2. According to Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert, sometimes our notions of what will make us happy and what will make us miserable are way off. 3. There's a strong chance you'll have your fair share of group projects this semester. 4. Between dance team, ultimate frisbee club, volunteering and—oh, right—lectures, your life's crazy factor is about to go way up. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life. Feel like getting inspired, motivated or just looking for a feel-good cry? Then look no further. There's no better way to start your day than with a fresh cup of coffee and a nice TED talk to make you feel ready to take on your day.

TED — which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design — features "ideas worth spreading. " The speaker series launched in 1984, and there are now more than 1,400 TED talks available online. But don't feel overwhelmed, we've rounded up 15 of the most inspirational, tear-jerking and downright beautiful TED talks out there. So sit back, relax and get ready to listen to some of the most courageous and fascinating people in the world. Each talk is shorter than 30 minutes, so feel free to bookmark for later consumption. Did we miss one that you love? 1. This is an incredibly moving talk from a woman who has dedicated her life to researching psychiatry and schizophrenia. P.S. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

P2P Foundation. P2P Foundation. Jeremiah Owyang. Mervik Haums. Alex Grech Strategy & Social Media. 21st century media literacies. Seth's Blog. Howard Rheingold. Jay Today - Social Media and Business Advice.