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Monday, November 16 Find two #thoughtvectors people who disagree with each other (disagreement here is defined pretty broadly — nuggeting the same source differently, having a different vision for the future of the internet, commenting on the same source differently, or appraising claims or concepts wildly differently). Then write a nugget post, making sure to […]


Monday, October 26 Nuggeting Sources: Find a source you think would be helpful to you in your inquiry project and write a nugget post for it. (It could be a passage that puzzles you, or intrigues you, or resonates strongly with you. It could be a passage you agree with, or one you disagree with. […]


Phase 2 Week 1 (Oct. 19-25) is devoted to initial synthesis of ideas from phase one. “Synthesis” involves thinking about multiple concepts as a set rather than individually or sequentially. Monday 10/19 They Say / I Say: Write a blog post in which you find the passage containing the concept (perhaps from a previous nugget […]


WEEK FOUR September 9-10 Read at least these excerpts from Doug Engelbart, “Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework”: Chapter I, “Introduction,” parts A (“General”) and B (“Objective of the Study”) Chapter II, “Conceptual Framework,” parts A (“General”) and B (“The Basic Perspective”) Chapter III, “Examples and Discussion,” part A (“Background”) sections 2 (“Comments Related To […]

Week Three

Week Three There is a LIVE Thoughtvectors hangout tonight at 8pm! Be there (virtually) or be square (metaphorically). Here is a detailed account of the third week. Keep in mind that all sections of Living the Dreams are synced up for the activities surrounding the New Media readings (Linklider for this week). But the section-specific activities […]

Week 1-2

I don’t know if this has become clear yet, but you’re going to receive a lot of emails from me, and you’ll need to read them all the way through. I’m also going to be blogging along with you — you’re welcome to read when they get posted or save them up until relevant assignments […]