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Stephen Downes

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The creepy treehouse metaphor is in danger of being streteched too far, argues John E. Burke. Adults and teens can hang out in the same environment: witness the shopping mall. But, "There's a rule, and let me make it transparent: transactional interactions are accepted, social interactions are not."

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