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A MOOC Thought Experiment

Jonathan Haber | Posted 02.09.2014 | Education
Jonathan Haber

If reading had evolved so that it only ever took place on a computer screen, would we look at the book as some primitive artifact, or as a marvelous and superior technology to be celebrated for its high-resolution user interface, portability and convenience?

Define 'MOOC'

Jonathan Haber | Posted 02.04.2014 | College
Jonathan Haber

While it's tempting to just fall back on the acronym and say that if a course is massive, open and delivered online then it must be a MOOC, once you dig into the details, it turns out that each one of these words is either ambiguous or open to challenge.

Some Day My Prints Will Come - The New Art on Canvas

Gary M. Kaye | Posted 06.17.2013 | Technology
Gary M. Kaye

Back in the dark ages, if you were in love with one of your pictures and wanted to blow it up you would might take the negative to your local camera shop and have it blown up. But these days it's a different and digital world.

Matthew Goulish With Hannah Verrill And Matt Shalzi At Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery

Artwrit | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

Painting, like performance, becomes not simply a place of empathic identification but an archive of activity that encapsulates the event.

PHOTOS: Incredible Envelope Portraits

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

London-based artist Mark Powell has produced these striking drawings despite only using the most basic of materials: ink and paper. His recent series ...

4chan Founder's New Startup Now Open

GigaOm | Posted 11.06.2011 | Technology

Seven years after launching anarchic image board site 4chan, Christopher Poole aka "moot" unveiled Canvas in January, a re-imagined message board that...

PHOTOS: Hieronymus Bosch Plus Contemporary Painting Equals This

Posted 06.29.2011 | Arts

Be prepared to get lost in Cameron Hayes' paintings. In his new exhibition, 'Tattles,' Hayes uses intricate and fantastical imagery to chronicle our c...

The Professors of Protest and the University of Revolution

John Jackson | Posted 05.30.2011 | Impact
John Jackson

Srdja Popovic, a former Otpor leader and Founder of CANVAS will be speaking at Columbia University next week on the strategy and organization of non-violent revolution.

PHOTOS: Simple, Surreal Paintings Based On Middle Eastern Traditions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Nadia Ayari WHAT: This Place WHEN: February 25 - April 16, 2011 WHERE: Monya Rowe Gallery 504 West 22nd Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY...

BLOG WATCH> Eastern State Penitentiary Photographs By J.K. Yarnall At Format Magazine

formatmag.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Photographer J.K. Yarnall captures the eeriness of Eastern State Penitentiary in his aptly named portfolio. Yarnall gives us a quick introduction abou...

A 2010 Whitney Biennial Biopsy

Sharon L. Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sharon L. Butler

Unlike the last Whitney Biennial, which offered very few canvases, the 2010 show features paintings around every corner.