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Issue #338

Hello!

How's it going? This week I've been inspired by attending the Thinking Digital conference, picking up a signed copy of speaker Jamie J. Bartlett's excellent book: The People Vs Tech.

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Here's the posts that were unlocked this week:

Fascinating Friday Facts

Some links to interesting things I've discovered recently!

There is no exercise of the intellect which is not, in the final analysis, useless

We can't keep on keeping on with old-school media literacy education in the face of the purposeful production of ignorance.

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage

Have we reached 'peak influencer' yet? I hope so.

Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G networks are set to revolutionise out digital lives. But should we let them?

The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention

Change happens. It's the way we react to it that's important.


Until next week,
Doug
PS Read what I've been up to this week in Weeknote 20/2019
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Dr. Doug Belshaw is an Open Educational Thinkerer, currently working with Moodle and We Are Open Co-op to improve our world.

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