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Archive for January, 2012

On Wednesday, January 18, ┬ásome of the Internet’s largest entities blacked out their websites — or their logos or some of their content — in a protest against the SOPA and PIPA anti-piracy bills making their way through Congress. If you’re wondering whether all of this had an effect, the answer is yes. Big time. This article from the Los Angeles Times explains the impact of the one day protest.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2012/01/wikipedia-sopa-blackout-congressional-representatives.html

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Don’t Lecture Me

From National Public Radio (NPR) about rethinking the way college students learn. College students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. And experts say students need to learn better because the 21st century economy demands more well-educated workers.

http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/tomorrows-college/lectures/

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