Wilson begins this episode of The 404 Podcast with a few words of encouragement to our young listeners starting their first day of school today, then we’ll discuss Nike’s Marty McFly sneakers, Netflix caps, Conan O’Brien’s studio for rent, and Google buying Zagat! Read this blog post by Justin Yu on The 404 Podcast.
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Looks at the shiny new President with the Gaza stain on his tie, at renegade janitors and subversive teachers, at charity for soldiers and no mercy for victims, and at whether Israel lost the 23-day war.
Includes quotes from Van Jones, Arutz Shiva, and Arnold Toynbee. Reads Martin Espada’s poem, "Jorge the Church Janitor Finally Quits," and gives the reasons he refused to write a poem for Nike. Clay Burrell, an education blogger in Korea, suggests teaching through simulated trauma - turning the classroom into a sweatshop for a day. We also counsel truth as the millennium’s weapon of choice.
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This post is an interview with two really good guys I met at the 2007 Persuasive Technology conference at Stanford University, California. Pete and Conrad presented one of the best papers of the whole conference. Using the Nike + iPod product as a case study they argued that for any persuasive technology to be adopted it needs to be boring. Of course actually it is a bit more complicated than that but I’ll let Conrad and Pete explain.