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OLDaily, acrónimo de Online Learning Daily, es un boletín sobre e-learning mantenido por Stephen Downes

 

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Announcement: Hiatus

Publicado en OLDaily el 05/08/2022

OLDaily will be on hiatus for the next three weeks as I turn off all my devices and head out for a bikepacking expedition on Anticosti Island. The next issue of OLDaily is scheduled for August 29.


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The Metaverse Is Not a Place

Publicado en OLDaily el 05/08/2022

Tim O’Reilly, O'Reilly, Aug 05, 2022
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"What if," asks Tim O'Reilly, "instead of thinking of the metaverse as a set of interconnected virtual places, we think of it as a communications medium?" Then the metaverse is "about a time when immersive digital worlds become the primary way that we communicate and share digital...

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Anne Quaranto, PhilPapers, Aug 05, 2022
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What I like about this analysis (57 page PDF) of the phenomenon of 'dog whistles' is that it embeds it into the idea of linguistic practice as (in part) characterizing a community. A 'dog whistle' is "speech that seems ordinary...

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Harvard Graduate School of Education, Aug 05, 2022
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This toolbox reminds me of de Bono's lateral thinking more than anything else, not in terms of content (they are quite different) but in terms of providing a series of 'tips and tricks' to improve thinking habits and to break us out of bland complacence. It's also much more extensive than de Bono, divided into ten categories each of which has a number...

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The corpus bride

Publicado en OLDaily el 05/08/2022

Ben Werdmuller, Aug 05, 2022
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Interesting set of reflections on the use of AI for creative purposes. Ben Werdmuller considers some of the legal implications - for example, "I did not grant permission for my code, my drawings, or my photographs to form the basis of someone else's work. But a human artist also draws on everything they've encountered, and we tend not to worry about that." He also...

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2022 Top Tools for Learning

Publicado en OLDaily el 04/08/2022

Mike Taylor, Aug 04, 2022
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It's that time of the year again when educators and developers send their list of top tools to Jane Hart. This is Mike Taylor's list, which is headed by Feedly, Wordpress and Twitter. Here is Helen Blunden's list, which drops Twitter...

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Peter Kafka, Vox, Aug 04, 2022
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I think it's pretty funny that 'the newsletter boom' came and went between 2020 and 2022 (ie., between the 19th and 21st year of this email newsletter's publication). Here's a statement of the obvious: "Newsletters, it turns out, are just like blogs and podcasts — they're super simple for...

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