From Being Robotic To Being Human #edcmooc

Read This AT Your Own Risk ! Do you ever feel that you are being controlled by external forces and go through life almost mechanically… working with robotic precision on tasks at hand, without being able to spare much thought on what you are doing ? Two extremely hectic, whirlwind… Read Full Post

The Spinning Coin #edcmooc

The battle royale between Utopia and Dystopia has been raging for centuries, but what is surprising is that neither side seems to be winning or losing. And at the same time, it also symbolizes the age-old co-existence of opposites. Something like the good co-existing with the bad, believers with non-believers,… Read Full Post

Hey ! Let’s Meat Up ! #edcmooc

The piece of meat that makes up my brain must be teeming with life of some kind in order to provoke these reactions in me that I am now sharing with you here. Who am I and what am I made of is the question that has been troubling me… Read Full Post

The failure of Udacity: lessons on quality for future MOOCs

The below article is republished from The Conversation, and is reproduced without any edits.   The failure of Udacity: lessons on quality for future MOOCs By Jason Lodge, Griffith University The promise was simple, but the idea couldn’t have been bigger. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) would make courses from… Read Full Post

World Builder – A “Touchy” Issue #edcmooc

My imagination was set afire after watching this video and I was sorely tempted to write another satire on this one as well, but considering that I have been travelling for work most of this week and have a lot of catching up to do with this week’s resources, I… Read Full Post

Heart To Heart ? My Technology Does It Better ! #edcmooc

This video would have one believe that a computer-to-computer interaction is impersonal, while a phone call is much more “human”. To some extent, I would agree with that, but then the question that arises is – aren’t the two protagonists still separated by distance, and the only thing that has… Read Full Post

Find Your Way To Real #edcmooc

After having spent almost three weeks in EDCMOOC and trying to stay afloat amid loads and loads of information, blog posts, tweets and what have you, I was wondering about the Week 3 photo contest. My first reaction was to not participate, as I am not particularly great with photo-editing… Read Full Post

Getting “Realistic” #edcmooc

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”  – Albert Einstein In this video, Toyota would have us believe that we live in an unrealistic world – so immersed in our technology-driven surroundings that we do not even experience the thrill of being alive. Everything around us is… Read Full Post

Technology Vs The Human Touch #edcmooc

This article was originally posted by me on 12 Aug 2012 on my personal blog from a customer service perspective – a representation of how technology is reducing the human interaction in business transactions. I am sharing it here once again as it is still relevant from the perspective of… Read Full Post

Okay.. So I’m Not A Blogject #edcmooc

Objects that blog…. An interesting concept, and new to me, so that’s another new thing I have learned from EDCMOOC – Objects That Blog. And I also noted with a sense of immense relief that I am not one. I’m a human that blogs – a blogger in plain and… Read Full Post

Future Of Social Media ? Let’s Come To Grips With The Present First #edcmooc

Ubiquitous. A word that I had heard some years ago, but never really bothered to really fix it into my vocabulary. Well it’s fixed good and proper now. All thanks to technology, to social media and lastly, to EDCMOOC. Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent.… Read Full Post

Metaphorically Speaking #edcmooc

I am literally Drowning In A Sea Of Information, and yet I am starved for knowledge.  When I enrolled in the EDC MOOC, little did I realize what I was heading for.  This being my second MOOC, I thought it would be somewhat like another one that I had just… Read Full Post

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