Follow Friday: Kevin Nottingham

I learn about a lot of interesting music on kevinnottingham.com.  This week it was Wu Tang Vs The Beatles: Enter the Magical Mystery Chambers Mashup. Here’s a brief excerpt from dude’s b.

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You Are Not a Gadget and Rappers Are Not Ringtones: The Relationship Between Hip Hop and Web 2.0

Jaron Lanier, the man credited with inventing the term “virtual reality,” has just written a book about the digital moment we find ourselves in… You Are Not a Gadget is a self-procl.

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Edmodo: Twitter for Teachers? How About for Kids in Prison?

Twitter could be a great tool for teaching and learning.  Groups of students and educators could use it to engage in multiple ongoing dialogues, which could be viewed all together or in separate stre.

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Portrait of an Artist: “The Carter” Documentary

Regardless of whether you’re a Weezy fan, a hater or just indifferent to the rapper, The Carter documentary is a meditation on creativity, addiction and stardom. It’s up there with The Be.

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Can Metaphors End Up Stunting Innovation?

“We still haven’t truly understood that click and link are as fundamental today as read and write.” I generally think of metaphors as beautiful mechanisms capable of pushing forward our.

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Hip Hop High Makes a Music Video to Raise Support for Haiti

Students, staff, alumni and friends of the High School for Recording Arts Minnesota have been working hard for the past 24 hours on this song and video: Together (A Song for Haiti) Please check out th.

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Hip & Hop, Don’t Stop! – CHILDREN’S BOOK

Cartoonist, children’s book author, illustrator, and musician, Jef Czekaj is about to release a children’s book called: Hip & Hop, Don’t Stop! Here’s the description from .

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Why you should try Twitter out… especially if you already spend too much time online

Check out David Carr’s article from the January 1st New York Times: Why Twitter Will Endure He does an excellent job of explaining why Twitter seems like a bad idea (corny name, yet another thi.

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Follow Friday: Mashable

For anyone who’s already into social media, this is old news, but for the rest of you, if you ever have interest in dabbling, Mashable.com is the spot for fresh, to-the-point news about all your.

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The Genesis

yeah, straight out the dungeons of tryna write a book about hip-hop education… it’s always hard to… begin. that’s why i leave the first page of every journal blank.  it’.

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