Friday, March 16, 2007

Shift Happens

Thoughts on YouTube's "Shift Happens" video.

3 comments:

  1. This video was rather thought-provoking. Here are the two most glaring facts (in my opinion) that I'll repeat:
    "Nintendo invested more than $140 million in research and development in 2002 alone."
    "The U.S. Federal government spent less than half as much on research and innovation in education."
    Why? Think about it.

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  2. As I mentioned to Elenka regarding another matter, just think what we have learned in our lifetime. We have seen our libraries grow, watched them become social as well as educational settings; we have seen children from 0-100+ become active in the growth of libraries. As Chelsea said, change is good so let's keep it up.

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  3. The facts presented are indeed thought provoking, but would they seem so scarey, overwelming, or imminent if the music was not so dramatic?

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