Category Archives: UT_Austin

Blockchains as a fresh angle toward centralizing power and wealth?

  Recently a post from Manuel Oretga in the blog Las Indias in English titled “The blockchain is a threat to the distributed future of the Internet” attacked what he sees as thinly veiled corporate centralization of the internet through … Continue reading

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The University as a Learning Design Problem

One of the things I’ve enjoyed in getting to know the community at the University of Texas Austin, is the energy that exists among fellow faculty to rethink the undergraduate experience. This is particularly challenging at a large, research intensive … Continue reading

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