James Krall
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  • Fairbanks, Alaska & Friday Harbor, Washington
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The web's Achilles' heel - no editors
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While watching Chris Anderson's TED talk today, and how he's observing how people - young people especially - are using the web to synthesize everything related to pop-culture, i.e. dance, music,…Continue

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James Krall replied to James Krall's discussion The web's Achilles' heel - no editors
"It cannot be the consumer to be the editor. At least with a traditional newspaper model, because space was finite, only certain things could be included on the page. That forced editors to make value judgements and professional journalism - often…"
Jun 23
Pat Olsen replied to James Krall's discussion The web's Achilles' heel - no editors
"I like your comparison to an unsupervised playground. I guess the editor is the teacher, the parent, your conscience? when it comes to analyzing the veracity of and importance of what you're looking at. Unfortunately, many young people lack…"
Jun 19
James Krall replied to James Krall's discussion The web's Achilles' heel - no editors
"...or *do we* keep our Imagined Communities going in the traditional sense. Just as Benedict Anderson's common vernacular thesis gave rise to nations and nationalism, the trans-effects of a global information network suggests a new…"
Jun 18
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The web's Achilles' heel - no editors

While watching Chris Anderson's TED talk today, and how he's observing how people - young people especially - are using the web to synthesize everything related to pop-culture, i.e. dance, music, graphics (memes) and the like, my thoughts turn to being amazed at the creative directions people take themselves.It's like an unsupervised playground out there. And like an unsupervised playground, we have inklings of where it goes. (Wm. Golding anyone?)Anyone besides me see a need for a referee, an…See More
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