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Archive for February 2008

What Google doesn’t get

February 29, 2008

Health care computing isn ’t about search. The winner of the electronic medical record (EMR) wars won’t be the vendor who does the least evil. This is about the transformation and display of data. read more | digg story Advertisements

Recommendations For Future Research On Edutainment

February 27, 2008

Recommendations for future research I would recommend a national quantitative study with entertainment professionals that focused on the themes and the findings of this study to verify the findings of this study. Future research may also examine and chronicle the impact and effects of current and… read more | digg story

Future Implications of This Research On Edutainment

February 27, 2008

Implication of findings There were several implications that resulted from the findings of this study. First, the participants and the literature enthusiastically endorsed edutainment and convergence as a skill to be incorporated in higher education. Several elite schools have embraced convergence… read more | digg story

The Findings For The Edutainment & Convergence Study

February 27, 2008

The findings of an eleven month dissertation study on edutainment and convergence finds that entertainment techniques and new media technology can be utilized in higher education. read more | digg story

Can These Visionaries Succeed & Innovate Without Being Evil?

February 18, 2008

By Chris A. Heidelberg, III, Publisher & Executive Producer Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin face an interesting next four to five years. As the United States is finally adopting high definition technology and true convergence with devices like the iPhone, mobile software like Android,… read more | digg story

So, what are you HD DVD early adopters going to do?

February 18, 2008 hd-dvd-early-adopters-going-to-do/Time to face the music, dear HD DVD fans. The red format is officially dead, and unless HD VMD makes an unprecedented run here in the next few weeks, we’ve all ideas that Blu-ray will take the throne in the high-definition disc war. That being said, we know read more | digg story

Anti-technocrats vs. Technocrats – Dumb and Dumber: Are Americans Hostile to Knowledge?

February 15, 2008

Susan Jacoby’s new book bemoans the state of American culture. Not only are citizens ignorant about essential knowledge, she says, but they also don’t think it matters. Jacoby fond herself in a somewhat hypocritical position when she found herself taking time off from television when she realized how dependent she was on electronic communication. Jacoby […]

Cellphone Can Read To You From Pictures It Takes

February 14, 2008

A new cell phone device from Nokia actually allows people to read by taking pictures of objects. read more | digg story

Wayans’ ‘WayOutTV’ will do comedy on YouTube

February 14, 2008

Wayans’ are bringing interactive comedy to YouTube with an opportunity for audience collaboration and participation. Damon Wayans describes it as an online sketch show in the same spirit of the “In Living Color” show that made stars out of the Wayans brothers. read more | digg story

Convergence Guru Professor Henry Jenkins of MIT Writes on YouTube to WeTube…

February 14, 2008

Enjoy this insightful comment on the brilliant DIY conference, and on the role of interchange and collaboration in online video as an example of the emerging participatory culture. read more | digg story