Summer Post #23: We are All Cyborgs Now

This is my absolute favorite TED talk of the summer! Wow! I love when she says if you are a teen you have to “grow up twice”- digitally and in real life.

More about AMBER CASE , “Cyborg Anthropologist”

 

 

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And if you are interested, she has published an ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF CYBORG ANTHROPOLOGY

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digital store: http://cyborganthropology.com/store/

CYBORG CAMP http://portland.cyborgcamp.com/

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Summer Post #17: Fun TED generator tool: Create Phenomenal or Really Bad TED talks

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This is really worth a try: GO TO tedPAD to create an awesome talk, OR a really horrendous one.

How does it work?

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Summer Post #13: Chimbarazo! (or I Didn’t Know That)

Once again, TED veteran Rives (the guy who did the textspeak love story) wows us with another charming, humorus, but enlightening talk.

Here you go- and I dare you not to blurt out “Chimbarazo!” sometime today…

 

Knowledge Issue: the TED “inequality” Controversy

The creators and adminstrators of our beloved TED were recently accused of censoring a short talk due to its “political partisanship”.

Here’s what @TEDchris (Chris Anderson, the founder of TED) had to say on his blog:

“The National Journal alleged we had censored a talk because we considered the issue of inequality “too hot to handle.” The story ignited a firestorm of outrage on Reddit, Huffington Post and elsewhere. We were accused of being cowards. We were in the pay of our corporate partners. We were the despicable puppets of the Republican party.”

Hmmmm…

Well he decided to tell the whole story: CLICK HERE FOR HIS BLOG POST

**You can actually view the controversial video in question HERE or read the transcript HERE

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WHAT DO YOU THINK? WHY IS THIS A “KNOWLEDGE ISSUE”? (there are many to be found in this)

Here’s what some commenters said:

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