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Educational Blockchain

Educational Blockchain

Just as a “Cryptocurrency” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital financial transactions.  An “Educational” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital educational transactions. Trust is needed since digital transactions are not reality; they just represent reality.  Trusting that the transaction represents what it suggests it represents is critical for educational valuation. It helps the learning answer the question, Will this learning help me? Updated Feb. 7, 2024

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

The ritual model of communication is a communications theory proposed by James W. Carey.

A ritual view of communication holds that we communicate not just to pass information, but more importantly, as a way to connect with others in order to maintain our communities. Updated Sept 2023.

12 Lessons From Some Great Presentators

Embrace the Anxiety A fear of public speaking is not just common; it is innate. Our ancestors had to be accepted into social groups in order to survive, instead of standing out and being alone (and then possibly being a predator’s dinner!). We have to acknowledge our...

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https://libertarianchristians.com/2024/01/16/guest-post-living-the-truth-or-living-the-lie/ https://techliberation.com/2011/07/21/marshall-mcluhan-at-100-excerpts-from-his-playboy-interview/ https://websites.umich.edu/~lsarth/filecabinet/PlatoOnWriting.html Plato’s...

Educational Blockchain

Educational Blockchain

Just as a “Cryptocurrency” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital financial transactions.  An “Educational” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital educational transactions. Trust is needed since digital transactions are not reality; they just represent reality.  Trusting that the transaction represents what it suggests it represents is critical for educational valuation. It helps the learning answer the question, Will this learning help me? Updated Feb. 7, 2024

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

The ritual model of communication is a communications theory proposed by James W. Carey.

A ritual view of communication holds that we communicate not just to pass information, but more importantly, as a way to connect with others in order to maintain our communities. Updated Sept 2023.

12 Lessons From Some Great Presentators

Embrace the Anxiety A fear of public speaking is not just common; it is innate. Our ancestors had to be accepted into social groups in order to survive, instead of standing out and being alone (and then possibly being a predator’s dinner!). We have to acknowledge our...

Communication Foundations

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https://libertarianchristians.com/2024/01/16/guest-post-living-the-truth-or-living-the-lie/ https://techliberation.com/2011/07/21/marshall-mcluhan-at-100-excerpts-from-his-playboy-interview/ https://websites.umich.edu/~lsarth/filecabinet/PlatoOnWriting.html Plato’s...

Educational Blockchain

Educational Blockchain

Just as a “Cryptocurrency” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital financial transactions.  An “Educational” Blockchain is intended to build trust in digital educational transactions. Trust is needed since digital transactions are not reality; they just represent reality.  Trusting that the transaction represents what it suggests it represents is critical for educational valuation. It helps the learning answer the question, Will this learning help me? Updated Feb. 7, 2024

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

Ritual Model of Communication – 2023

The ritual model of communication is a communications theory proposed by James W. Carey.

A ritual view of communication holds that we communicate not just to pass information, but more importantly, as a way to connect with others in order to maintain our communities. Updated Sept 2023.

12 Lessons From Some Great Presentators

Embrace the Anxiety A fear of public speaking is not just common; it is innate. Our ancestors had to be accepted into social groups in order to survive, instead of standing out and being alone (and then possibly being a predator’s dinner!). We have to acknowledge our...

Telecommunications Law

The Origins of Identity Politics

The Origins of Identity Politics

Identity politics is all around us. Whether you know it or not, we are all bathing in it. Some Americans have embraced it gladly, while others have simply become inured to it and no longer bat an eyelid. Many others, however, have begun to take notice, and to them something does not seem right.

Quarantine Fatigue

Quarantine Fatigue Instead of an all-or-nothing approach to risk prevention, Americans need a manual on how to have a life in a pandemic. In the earliest years of the HIV epidemic, confusion and fear reigned. AIDS was still known as the “gay plague.” To the extent...

Master the Internet

The Origins of Identity Politics

The Origins of Identity Politics

Identity politics is all around us. Whether you know it or not, we are all bathing in it. Some Americans have embraced it gladly, while others have simply become inured to it and no longer bat an eyelid. Many others, however, have begun to take notice, and to them something does not seem right.

Quarantine Fatigue

Quarantine Fatigue Instead of an all-or-nothing approach to risk prevention, Americans need a manual on how to have a life in a pandemic. In the earliest years of the HIV epidemic, confusion and fear reigned. AIDS was still known as the “gay plague.” To the extent...