Are we entering a dark age of information?

Too much information. Students who understand how to navigate the web. Teachers who do not. Students who have no one to show them what is good and what is bad. A system of education in which students and teachers do not connect. —dcannell —Are we entering a dark age of information? (Teaching and Developing Online) Via Weblogg-ed


The gender profile of Wikipedia

One thing that has struck me is that many, if not most, of the people I’ve met from the community who are involved in managing Wikipedia seem to be women. I haven’t conducted any scientific analysis or anything, but Wikipedia seems much more gender balanced than the blogging community. I know many people point out that ratio of men at conferences on blogging and ratio of men who have loud…

About Google Print (Beta)

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Since a lot of the world’s information isn’t yet online, we’re helping to get it there. Google Print puts the content of books where you can find it most easily; right in Google search results. To use Google Print, just search on Google as you normally would. For example, do a search on a subject…