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The Materials of Digital Products

Adaptive Path

I have the good fortune of having a number of industrial designers as friends. As is the case with most people in the creative field, we have spent a considerable amount of time discussing our work. Throughout our conversations, there have been two tracks of thinking that impressed me.

Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower

Harold Jarche

Tweet Many of the important issues that face our society are complex and require a good knowledge of science. complexity Informal Learning

The Day Web and TV Collided

Adaptive Path

It was reported yesterday that Netflix bid on and is close to acquiring its first original television series. Netflix is bidding for a TV series titled "House of Cards" starring Kevin Spacey, reportedly competing against the HBO and AMC cable networks for the contract. But here's the shocker&hellip

Crowd-inspired innovation

Jay Cross

TED’s Chris Anderson talks about How Web Video Powers Global Innovation. This same logic applies to any organization or community. Crowd. Light.

Does giving teachers bonuses improve student performance.

Dan Pink

One of the hottest ideas in education policy these days is tying teacher pay to student performance on standardized tests.

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Episcoplian Rector prohibited from adopting Muslim rituals for Lent

David Weinberger

According to an article at St. Louis Today by Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Steve Lawlor, a part-time rector at an Episcopal church took up elements of Islamic ritual for Lent. On Wednesday, the first day of Lent, he began performing salah five times a day, by facing east, toward Mecca, and praying to Allah. Peter King.