Any Clifford Stoll fans out there

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  1. midcan5
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    midcan5 liberal / progressive

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    His energy and ideas are always interesting.

    I'd love to talk to you....

    "Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?" Clifford Stoll

    "Here are my strong reservations about the wave of computer networks. They isolate us from one another and cheapen the meaning of actual experience. They work against literacy and creativity. They undercut our schools and libraries." Clifford Stoll

    "It's a great medium for trivia and hobbies, but not the place for reasoned, reflective judgment. Surprisingly often, discussions degenerate into acrimony, insults and flames." Clifford Stoll

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj8IA6xOpSk[/ame]


    The end is the best....
     
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    Never heard of him.

    Clifford the Big Red Dog is pretty cool though. :D
     
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    Using the internet to promote Clifford Stoll is , well interesting.
     
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    True, but I'm sure Cliff recognizes the value of the internet as well as it shortcomings. I do agree with him though on working with your hands, doing things.

    5 dangerous things kids should do

    http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/202

    this is a bit much but interesting

    http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/90
     

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