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Netflix Recommendations and Library Book Recommendations

This article made me think. What can we learn from Netflix about the changes in their business from physical DVD distribution to streaming media …

Mayor recommends projects to promote broadband, digital literacy

<b>Mayor recommends projects to promote broadband, digital literacy</b><i><br>24 community projects recommended for Technology Matching Fund would assist wide</i> …

THE Scholarly Web - 8 August 2013

The Bank of England announced last month that a portrait of Jane Austen is to replace that of Charles Darwin on the £10 note.<p>The decision was …

Logo Design Guidelines

Design a logo and a visual identity goes way beyond the free form and artistic side of what most people think. There is all the rational part …

Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph

Thinking about Google over the last week, I have fallen into the typically procrastinatory habit of every so often typing the words "what is" or "what" or "wha" into the Google search box at the top right of my computer screen. Those prompts are all the omnipotent engine needs to inform me of the …

Legal learning: how do MOOCs and copyright work?

Another university has jumped on the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) bandwagon this month, with the Australian National University joining up with …

Synthesising MOOC completion rates

Via a combination of thinking about ‘what makes a successful MOOC?’, and looking for a topic for my final project on the Infographics MOOC, I decided …

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Why universities should acquire – and teach – digital literacy

Sponsor's feature: A strong digital focus will attract internet-savvy students with an eye on the jobs market<p>Sebastian Faulks observed recently that ease of access to the internet is leading to a "net loss of knowledge" in this generation of adults, leaving the modern intellectual world in a "kind …

Should university students use Wikipedia?

Most academics look down on the open source encyclopedia, but does it really hinder students' studies?<p>It goes without saying that students use Wikipedia extensively, probably more than any other social group. Although the website's founder Jimmy Wales once warned readers not to use the website for …

They call me Dr Bell

In November I was very fortunate to participate in the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED) conference in Cape Town (thanks …

From the McKinsey survey on education to employment report on how students prefer to learn http://t.co/2AsAE6FiPP

Modernising higher education – Let professors be teachers too

Not enough emphasis is placed on teaching as opposed to research in many of Europe’s top universities, concludes the European Union’s (EU) High Level …

Exams, what are they good for?

Having four exams at the end of every semester was my least favourite part of university. The stress, the anxiety, the cramming…I still occasionally …

Putting students centre stage: how experience and engagement differ

A panel of experts discuss the implications for institutions of the government's policy aims to switch the focus of higher education towards teaching and learning, rather than research<p>After decades in which attention and accolades in the higher education sector have focused on research, …

A MOOC Delusion: Why Visions to Educate the World Are Absurd – WorldWise - Blogs

<i>The following is a guest post by Ghanashyam Sharma, an assistant professor in writing and rhetoric at the State University of New York at Stony …

Moocs: if we're not careful so-called 'open' courses will close minds

I have tried, really hard, not to write about Moocs. But I can't keep it up forever, and what better time than the silly season to write about this phenomenon, which may transform higher education, or just turn out to be another damp squib.<p>Moocs, for anyone who has switched off from the chattering …

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The best university cities of 2018<p>What are the top student cities in the world? Analysis of THE data reveals where the world’s best colleges …

Library futures: Queensland University of Technology, Australia

With 97% of its research downloads from outside Australia, the library's open access expertise is invaluable, says Judy Stokker<p>The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a multi-campus university located in Brisbane, Australia with 4,300 staff and 45,000 students. The challenge for QUT …

Survey of grey literature and public interest information on now!

Do you use government reports, academic working papers, discussion papers, etc for your work?<p>Are you working in an area of public policy related …

We hadn't checked in with former cover artist Eric Yahnker in a long time, and before he opens his new solo show, "Ebony & Benghazi" @ Ambach & Rice in LA on September 6, we wanted to show a trio of his new works. His new massive colored pencil works feature such titles as The King Grabs Crotch, Vulcan Leather, and Liberace, You Sneaky S.O.B #3. See more here: http://bit.ly/12Jfl74

This morning we take a look back at these stunning works by young Chinese painter, Zheng Hong Xiang! View more in the image gallery: http://bit.ly/18dWLMg

Space Invaders (PA_1???) (by Ausmoz)

Space Invaders (PA_1???) (by Ausmoz)

Invader New Invasions In Paris, France

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• July 13, 2013<br>• 0<p>While we last heard from him in Perpignan, France (covered), Invader is now back in his hometown of Paris …

The End is Near by 1zwo3

The End is Near by 1zwo3

We don't know much about the band Small Feet, but first thing is first, their track "Rivers" is an eerie folk song in the vein of early Bonnie Prince Billy or Microphones. And the video, directed by Oskar Wrangö, is in the vein of a guy reverse running whilst on fire in the woods. It all works together quite well. Don't try this at home... or in your local wooded forest. Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/18h8ean

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New WK Interact Piece in Denmark

Wooster(Noun)<p>A street in the Soho section of New York City.<p>Collective(Noun)<p>Of, relating to, characteristic of, or made by a number of people acting …

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