Archive for October 3rd, 2006

Solicitation for Feedback…

October 3rd, 2006 2 comments

Over lunch on Sunday, talking with Matt and Debbi, we discussed or television blogging obsession. (okay.. maybe it was just my obsession, whateva, it was like three days ago.. okay?)

Last year on Misplaced Keys, I tv-blogged quite a bit, and enjoy re-hashing what I observed on a show, and kibitzing a bit on strategy and such for reality shows like survivor. And Debbi, did a bang up job in the comments taking up my AI slack…

But anywhoo… I need to nail down what you, my 4.5 readers, would like to see. Do you more prefer the recap with little or no commentary? Commentary, and bringing on the teh snark! or a mixture of both, and leave it up to me. Or maybe I just need to get over myself. Anyways… vote!


Thanks to the Democracy 2.0 WordPress plugin and widget. The poll will remain active in the sidebar until … well I come up with another poll.

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Lost, Jericho and Heroes.

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Two seasons ago we were introduced on ABC to the Lost television phenomenon in a wild new two-hour premeire that changed some of the perceptions we have while we watch a television drama. Lost combined tragedy and a well developed mythology into a show that was more about an island, than the people that crashed in the spectacular tail-falling-off crash that became its tell tale signature moment.

This season the other networks are playing catch-up, two new series try their hand at a serial television drama that after their premeire’s have many questions that have left unanswered.

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Fascinating… a hole in the wall.

October 3rd, 2006 4 comments

One of Protein Wisdom’s guest bloggers, Dan Collins points to an interesting article on “minimally invasive education.” The introduction to the article explains the premise (a fascinating skinner box experiment).

An Indian physicist puts a PC with a high speed internet connection in a wall in the slums and watches what happens. Based on the results, he talks about issues of digital divide, computer education and kids, the dynamics of the third world getting online.

more below the fold.

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