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I am a teacher.

Grinding Hard to Produce 16-21 Blog Entries Are You?

Here’s some raw material, mined from cyberspace by your peers. If you see any of your own breadcrumbs in this list of links, consider yourself honored! # # #   ALGORITHMS:   Flash trading: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2009/09/18/does-flash-trading-cheat-the-average-investor/   TED Talk: http://www.ted.com/talks/kevin_slavin_how_algorithms_shape_our_world.html   … Continue reading

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Summary Work From 5/6 Class

QUESTIONS FOR NEXT MONDAY: 1) What do I care about? 2) Do I want social change? 3) How can I start or prevent it? 4) Are these people smarter than me? 5) How¬†are these people different from me? 6) … … Continue reading

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Here we go.

A few semesters ago I told the history of Anonymous and I asked that class to pay very close attention to how it evolves as time goes on. This is part of that evolution. Today the US Federal Government took … Continue reading

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Finale

And Here It is! It was a pleasure serving you this semester!

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We, Robot

For your repeated perusal. Some questions to consider: 1) What are some connections between Kunta Kinte (Roots) and Will Smith’s character in “I, Robot?” 2) What are some connections between the Real Doll, the “Ghost In The Shell 2” robots, … Continue reading

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