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I am Open (and so can you!)

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For the next few weeks, I will be taking a history course, something I thought I would never do again after I finished my dissertation. Shawn Graham is teaching an online digital history course at Carleton University and has opened it up for non-matriculating students. The entire design of the course is fantastic for open learners. Rather than […]
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Open Note Databases & the Promise of the Memex

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Vannevar Bush’s Memex In 1945, Vannevar Bush wrote a now famous piece for The Atlantic called “As We May Think.” In it, he proposed the development of a machine called the Memex. This desk shaped machine would be able to display printed and handwritten texts and would be able to record notes made with a special […]
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