Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

One man's Net

Jay Cross, Internet Time, May 29, 2006

Small world. Jay Cross links to a 2002 essay by Wes Cooper, Information Technology and Internet Culture, which, drawing on Turkle, depicts the internet as an instrument for the creation of identities and of cultures. That's why the first paragraph is particularly appropriate for this paper, describing as it does the many ways of naming God the internet. I worked with Cooper for a bit at the University of Alberta and together with some other graduate students at the time explored the development of online learning systems using MUDs.

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