YouTube, You To Be, To Be You, You Be Too.

YouTube, You To Be, To Be You, You Be Too. (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) Jay Leno and Videos he found on YouTube. About 3 minutes. The first clip looks like a scene from America’s Funniest Home Videos — nothing new there. Two of them are just clever video tricks, and while they’re nicely done, they don’t show us anything that TV hasn’t shown us before. “The Easter Bunny Hates You,” is a…

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Lessons From the Facebook Riots

Just because you tell your friend a secret doesn’t mean you’re happy when he tells others. Same with your employer, your bank or any company you do business with. But as the Facebook example illustrates, privacy is much more complex. It’s about who you choose to disclose information to, how, and for what purpose. And the key word there is “choose.” People are willing to share all sorts of information,…

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Feature: Columbine RPG Creator Talks About Dawson Shooting

Knowing that the game would become an underground cult obsession, knowing that someone would eventually ferret out my identity, knowing that I would get death threats and receive requests for autographs, and knowing that one mentally disturbed man would cite my game as one he liked to play before randomly shooting at college students… there’s no way to honestly answer that question. I would LIKE to say, “yes, there’s no…