Empirical Test

Stephen Downes asks the right question: Would Canadians swap their health-care system for ours? No. And I’ll tell you what — that’s not because single-payer advocates are pouring millions of dollars into pressure advertising.

Jenny was blogging the 2007 Games, Society, and Learning Conference (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8). I envy her and everyone else who has a rationale for being there; that’s an area into which I’d love to extend my involvement. These papers look terrific —the ones I agree with, I’d want to follow up on, and the ones I disagree with, I’d want to learn from the speaker about the grounds for disagreement.

Raph Levien has reached a stable point in the development of Museum, the Bruce Rogers typeface Centaur, and has released it under the SIL Open Font license, for which many users will thank him. In a more nearly perfect world, the faces would have complete alphabets.

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