Category Archives: Awakening the Digital Imagination

Blog for Faculty Staff Seminar on New Media at UCB

You Use Twitter? Is Tweeting Writing? What can 140 characters possibly mean? other ?s

A couple of weeks ago in our New Media Faculty Seminar I gave a short presentation on why I use Twitter in one of the writing classes I teach at UC Berkeley. The class is College Writing 105: Finding Your … Continue reading

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Three for the price of one (Licklider, Engelbart, Nelson)

I’ve been a bad student. Truth is, unlike (I’m assuming) most of my colleagues at UC Berkeley, I was never a great student. I was always an excited student, but I wasn’t very concerned about grades or where I might … Continue reading

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Borges y Bush (Vannevar that is) y Yo*

On our second day of class, Amelia Barili from UC’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese, spoke to the connection between Borges and Bush, elaborating in an interesting way by following some of the links in “The Garden of  Forking Paths.” … Continue reading

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Day 1: Awakening the Digital Imagination Seminar

I was sick! So I missed it. But I’m looking forward to this week’s class. The readings have been great, as have the tweets!

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