Twitter Updates for 2012-05-31

Join me in supporting Laptops for Science Leadership Academy: Innovative Philly School on @FundingWorks. # Bye-bye to "Google is not a conventional company." # Which will have a better ROI: Facebook's $1 billion for Instagram, or Google's $185,000 for the .LOL domain? #

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-29

Robert Samuelson says abandon goal of college for all, since it's "disconnected from real life." Why not fix college? # @martingeddes: OF COURSE the Net is "a kludge from the 1970s." All platforms ossify. Question is what to preserve in evolving. # I don't get how making an 8 year old startup one of the world's most valuable companies & generating $16b in cash is a failed IPO. # ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-28

Pondering the meaning of Memorial Day when my generation and those after in the U.S. never knew the military draft. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-27

Presenting PCAST spectrum report, Mark Gorenberg urges geolocation DB as spectrum DNS, as I proposed in #

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-26

Reading Clay Christiensen's Disrupting Class. So far it's a devastating indictment of the education reform movement. Not what I expected. # @trengriffin In the first 1/3, Christiansen attacks standardization and the claim schools are failing/unmotivated; 2 pillars of ed reform. # I'm becoming convinced that in US education today, the problem is the real reformers don't realize how the opportunists have # In US education today, the real reformers (who ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-24

More proof that cyberlaw professors never have to make up hypotheticals for exam questions. They just happen: # @sivavaid Following up on my last tweet, this is pretty shocking: #

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-23

Speaking this AM at PK/New America/Rutgers event in DC, "From Broadcast to Broadband." #bcast2bb # Teaching is by far the hardest thing I do. After eight years, I'm still a beginner. # @AdamThierer Lack of rigid meaning is what distinguishes legal standards from rules. "Public interest" is a telecom term of art. #bcast2bb # @AdamThierer The problem about the public interest debate (which I tried to stress) is a ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-22

18,000 signatures on day 1 of the White House open access petition. Let's blow the doors off this thing! # Jim Speta and I discuss the cable WiFi roaming announcement on Marketplace radio: # @knowledgewharton advisory board meeting. Brilliant: Session on reinvention led by the newest members of the team. Least tied to status quo. # Constantly impressed by @mpandya, who runs Knowledge@Wharton. His work is crucial to ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-21

Important! Sign this White House petition to promote free access to the results of taxpayer-funded research. # Word. Bummed I can't be there. RT @geoffdaily: If you're in DC and interested in telecom policy and not [at F2C], you're missing out! # Typically perceptive comments by @dingstweets on the new @pewinternet #gamification report: # RT @marvin_ammori: Susan Crawford is the Elizabeth Warren of Internet policy. Her analysis is ...

Help Promote Public Access to Taxpayer-Funded Research

There is a new petition posted on the White House’s “We The People” site, which calls for mandated public access to articles arising out of taxpayer-funded research.  Please go sign it! Your support could actually make a difference.  Petitions that receive 25,000 signatures will receive an official response from the White House.  More important, legislation requiring open access is currently stuck in Congress.  A significant response to this petition will ...