Steve Hargadon, the man who was the consultant to the social networking service Ning in Education, is out of his paid job due to the economic downturn. (See his blogpost Thanks, Ning.) I’m almost ashamed to admit that I have taken this great service for granted, to the extent that I didn’t use it nearly […]
Good news for freelancers: We don’t have to pay extra GEZ for our office computer. Since computers are multimedia devices, GEZ originally wanted to charge the fee levied for the use of radios and TVs on computers. The decision passed down two days ago has stopped that. But wait… Bad news for freelance English teachers: […]
It’s been a year and a half now since I first started thinking about online learning.
http://annehodgson.de/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/fallingfromgrace.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOne of the projects that has inspired me over the years is Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child. He set out in 2005 with the vision of designing a fully functional $100 laptop for children in emerging economies. Quitting his job as the head of MIT’s Media Lab, he […]