Tag Archives: Cass-Sunstein

Permissions and Openness

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1094) I’ve been reading Opening Up Education. So far, I’m impressed. It’s hard to get all the articles in a collection like this to be consistent, coherent, and equally interesting, but the editors seem to have … Continue reading

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The Intractable Problem of Informational Cascades

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1094) Stephen Downes’ new column on e-Learn does a great job of showing that solving the informational cascade problem is more challenging than I had presented it to be in my own article on the topic. … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation: Why Societies Need Dissent

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1094) If you liked my article on informational cascades then you will probably want to read Cass Sunstein’s Why Societies Need Dissent. Sunstein, a law professor at the University of Chicago, writes in detail about the … Continue reading

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