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McLuhan’s Laws of Media and the PLE

McLuhan’s Laws of Media and the PLE

During the last eight years of his life the Canadian media theorist Marshal McLuhan worked on developing and validating four “Laws of Media” He argued that every new media Enhances through new affordances, Obsoletes through improvements in form, function and cost; Retrieves older patterns of behaviour and Reverses when over stressed into older, non functional […]

PLE's from Alt-C Conference in E...

PLE's from Alt-C Conference in Edinburgh

The PLE panel session at Alt-C was a big hit. Graham Attwood podcast his contribution and I liked his sense that PLEs are not an application, but the indiviudalized set of tools he uses to manage and contribute to his part of the Net. I did a brief comparison of the coordinated and controlable option […]

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