Dean Shareski on the Shariness Factor and Sharing as a Moral Imperative

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= much talked about presentation on sharing for a K12 conference audience

Video via http://dotsub.com/view/027a4da1-8be2-4ea7-85e9-2e3be140db1a


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Stephen Downes:

""Sharing is the threat. Not just a threat. It is the whole of the thing. A photo taken on a mobile now becomes instantaneously and pervasively visible on Flickr or other sharing websites. This act of sharing voids "any pretensions to control, or limitation, or the exercise of power". I wish people could see how these little actions change things. Sharing defeats power. Which undermines the whole idea of a revolution being about "seizing power." Who wants power? Who needs power? Give me a website and a Creative Commons license and I will change the world." (http://www.downes.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?post=53923)