Saturday, February 17, 2007

Book 2.0

Scholars Turn Monographs Into Digital Conversations

From the The Chronicle of Higher Education's Information Technology section, Volume 52, Issue 47, Page A20, by Jeffrey R. Young
Mr. Wark, a professor of media and cultural studies at New School University, has put the draft of his latest book online in an experimental format inspired by academic blogs and the free-for-all spirit of Wikipedia .... Each paragraph of Mr. Wark's book has its own Web page, and next to each of those paragraphs is a box where anyone can comment — though readers are not permitted to alter the original text. ... More

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