Content — including your syllabus and any homework information for the first week of classes — is coming soon! Check back in a day or two! Thanks!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to the Spring 2008 Semester!
I handed out the syllabus for this class earlier this week, but if you need to get a copy, you can download it in PDF format.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Get The Syllabus Here
Well, the time has come for me to provide some links for the various stuff you’ll need to prepare for this semester. The first half of semester is especially intense. You’ll be reading a lot, so you need to get on top of the reading as soon as possible. The two books we’ll examine before […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Links and Stuff
For March 25th, we will continue and conclude our discussion of Parts 1 and 2 of The Hacker Crackdown and I will make an attempt to sum up what we’ve figured out so far. I’ll also have a couple of discussion questions for the group. Depending on time, I will also introduce you to the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on For March 25th/27th…
The class blog for this class has finally been installed. See the sidebar (under “Student Writing Sites”) for the links to register, login, and view the blog. Make sure you join the blog for the right class! I haven’t styled the pages, though I may get around to that later this week. But try register […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Classblog Installed!
Next week, we’ll be finishing up our reading of The Hacker Crackdown by: discussing section 4 of the book (on Tuesday & Thursday, April 15th and 17th) discussing (on Thursday, April 17th) the overall ideas and themes in the book, and discussing some questions. I will make the questions available in the next couple of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Finishing up with The Hacker Crackdown
Let my comment on this post on the Media Blog page be a warning to you all. I do not tolerate plagiarism in any form, and any occurrence after today will result in an F in the course, no exceptions. The student who wrote the post deleted it, against my wishes. However, I will make […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Plagiarism Warning
Hi folks, A few of you have emailed asking about our midterm exam. I mentioned the basics in class, but I’ll go over it again here. You need to be ready to discuss The Hacker Crackdown. That is, not just repeat what Sterling wrote. What I expect is the following: You should be able to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Midterm Exam
Someone messed up — I think at the bookstore — and our comic book was never ordered. I was furious. Ah well. Instead, we’ll talk about what we’re going to be doing for the second half of semester on April 29th, and probably take a look at the movie Hackers on May 1st, if I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on For April 29th and May 1st
Folks, I’d love it if we could get through all of Free Culture, and I’m still considering whether that’s possible. Lessig’s style is a lot easier to read than Sterling’s, but there’s still some touch vocabulary there. Still, I think it’s worth looking at, especially since Korean copyright and IP law is about to become […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Reading Free Culture