For this Between the Chapter episode, Laura chats with David Kernohan about the blockchain and other odd things happening around the year 2017: Chapter 24. This episode will not explain what the blockchain is, but take a broad perspective about the times, questioning trust, and changing of systems. Spoiler Alert: We don’t want to crush your hopes and dreams about blockchains, but there’s no real lasting impact for it in higher ed.
- Chapter 2: Blockchain. Blockwhat?! (Season 1 of ZigZag pod for more crypto)
- Still not sure about it: Here’s a Blockchain Technologies course
- The Blockchain Revolution and Higher Education via Educause
- How blockchain could change higher ed via IBM
- How Blockchains are Transforming Adult Education by @johndmk
- Blockchain in Education via US Office of Educational Technology
- A Fresh Look at Blockchain in Higher Ed
- Digital Diploma debuts at MIT
- The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols
- On Expertise in Higher Ed
- Triumph of the Thought Leader… and the Eclipse of the Public Intellectual
- We Don’t Need No Stinking Thought Leaders
- Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight
- “Give us back our old gods”
- It’s good to be king…
- People want to hear from experts
- The Role of Public Intellectual by Alan Lightman
- Blockchain – don’t ask how, ask why by David Kernohan
- Democratizing Ideologies and Inequality Regimes are @tressiemcphd’s observations on “roaming autodidacts”
- Black Cyberfeminism: Intersectionality, Institutions and Digital Sociology (Daniels, Gregory, & McMillan Cottom, 2016)
- Roaming Autodidacts and the Neo-Reactionaries #OER17
- ‘Age Of Anger’ Chronicles Rise Of Populist Backlash
- A Libertarian Walks into a Bear by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling; TLDR article
- Libertarian vs. Bear
- Outlawed by Cara North
- Think Again by Adam Grant
- What You Need to Know About NFTs
- What’s An NFT? And Why Are People Paying Millions To Buy Them?
- Enjoyable & factually accurate: NFTs – SNL skit
- How can we create a set of ground rules that share trust and expertise in learning, credentials, and more? Will blockchain help?
- How are you thinking about long term storage of digital artifacts, projects, and initiatives?
- How do we decide which digital artifacts are given resources, time and money, to preserve these learning objects?
Are you interested in owning an NFT art piece of Martin Weller’s face? Are you using blockchain technology in higher ed? Send a message or tweet. Podcast episode art: X-Ray Specs by @visualthinkery is licensed under CC-BY-SA. Remix by Laura Pasquni.
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