Professor John Naughton of the Open University reveals some of the key players in the history of the internet, and explores some of the surprises it has sprung.
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Rodney Harrison, lecturer in heritage studies of the Open University, explains why he is doing archaeological research into Second Life, and what he has uncovered so far.
Black Wednesday is remembered as a dark day in British economic history. But the clouds were lined with gold. Martin Upton, head of the Centre for Financial Management at The Open University Business School tells Ione Mako about the upside.
DIY teachers around the world are using open source course management systems, open access textbooks, and other open source tools to buck the chains and limitations of corporate education software. This panel of edupunks will rock the show by discussing the movement, its challenges, and its future.
Dave Lester, Center for History & New Media
Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington
Gardner Campbell, Baylor University
Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada
Barbara Ganley, Digital Explorations