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Cory Doctorow gives and receives

Cory Doctorow gives and receives | Arcanity | Scoop.it

Can you both subvert and support an economic model at the same time?

 

Looks like Cory Doctorow has found a way.

 

Doctorow has taken to giving away free downloads (licensed under Creative Commons) of his two newest books, asking readers to choose to buy a copy for a library or school in return.

 

Readers get what they want, his publisher gets what it needs, and schools and libraries get something along the way.

 

 

 

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The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated

The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated | Arcanity | Scoop.it

Nice animated explanation of why we procrastinate. Check it out instead of doing that other thing you should be doing right now.

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Einstein's Brain Goes Digital With iPad App | Wired Science | Wired.com

Einstein's Brain Goes Digital With iPad App | Wired Science | Wired.com | Arcanity | Scoop.it

This is Einstein's brain.

 

This is Einstein's brain on an iPad.

 

Any questions?

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Donald Clark Plan B: Writing: the big bang of learning technology

Donald Clark Plan B: Writing: the big bang of learning technology | Arcanity | Scoop.it

Donald Clark traces how the invention of writing has shaped our formal learning processes.

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