2010 Syllabus

CPSC 183: Introduction to Law & Technology
Elizabeth Stark (elizabeth.stark@yale.edu)
& Brad Rosen (brad.rosen@yale.edu)
Fall 2010: M W, 4:00-5:15, WLH 119

 

1. Introduction: Control-Self-Delete: The Web Doesn’t Forget – 9/1

Jeffrey Rosen, The Web Means the End of Forgetting,
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/25/magazine/25privacy-t2.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

Kimberly Hill, Torrent of Public Facebook Info Fires Up Privacy Debate,
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/70515.html?wlc=1283271299

 

2. The Past & Future of Cyberlaw – 9/6

John Perry Barlow, A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, http://homes.eff.org/~barlow/Declaration-Final.html

Lawrence Lessig, Code 2.0, http://pdf.codev2.cc/Lessig-Codev2.pdf (Preface to the First Edition, Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Preface to the Second Edition – read preface to the second edition last – p. xii-23, ix-xi)

Frank Easterbrook, Cyberspace and the Law of the Horse http://www.law.upenn.edu/fac/pwagner/law619/f2001/week15/easterbrook.pdf

Mike Madison, Is Cyberlaw Making Us Stupid?, http://madisonian.net/2010/06/05/is-cyberlaw-making-us-stupid/ (also read the comments)

3. The Past & Future of Cyberspace – 9/8

Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet — and How to Stop It, http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf (Chapters 1, 2 – p. 11-35)

United States v. Morris, http://www.loundy.com/CASES/US_v_Morris2.html (Concentrate mainly on the “Facts” section, don’t worry if you don’t understand some of the more complicated issues in the “Discussion” section)

4. Cybersecurity – 9/13

Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet — and How to Stop It, http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf (p. 36-61)

U.S. v. Gonzalez, Indictment, https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/usvgonzalez.pdf (p. 1-10)

William J. Lynn III, Defending a New Domain, http://www.cfr.org/publication/22849/defending_a_new_domain.html (click through to article or access the pdf here)

5. Introduction to Digital Copyright – 9/15

Constitution Art 1 Sec. 8 clause 8, http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articlei.html#section8 (Only read the first part and the clause starting with “To promote the progress..”)

17 USC §§102-103, §§105-106, http://tinyurl.com/17usc102http://tinyurl.com/17usc103,
http://tinyurl.com/17usc105,
http://tinyurl.com/17usc106

Feist v. Rural Telephone, http://www.law.cornell.edu/copyright/cases/499_US_340.htm

Lawrence Lessig, Free Culture, http://www.free-culture.cc/freeculture.pdf (Ch 6-7, 85-99)

Christina Mulligan, Copyright and Glee, http://yaleisp.org/2010/06/copyright-and-glee/

Andrew Leonard, The Copyright Wars Come to”Glee,”http://www.salon.com/technology/how_the_world_works/2010/06/09/glee_and_the_copyright_wars

6. Fair Use, Remix, & the DMCA – 9/22

17 USC §107, http://tinyurl.com/17usc107

Warner Bros. v. RDR Books, https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/harrypottercase.pdf (Skim Conclusions of Law – I. Copyright Infringement, pay special attention to II. Fair Use)

Lenz v. Universal, https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/lenzvuniversal.pdf

Pierre Leval, Toward a Fair Use Standard, https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/leval.pdf

7. P2P, Law, & Piracy – 9/27

Sony  v. Universal, http://www.law.cornell.edu/copyright/cases/464_US_417.htm (Majority Opinion)

Arista v. Limewire, http://beckermanlegal.com/pdf/?file=/Lawyer_Copyright_Internet_Law/arista_limewire_100512Decision.pdf (1-5, 26-49)

 

Nate Anderson, The RIAA? Amateurs. Here’s How You Sue 14,000+ P2P Users, http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/06/the-riaa-amateurs-heres-how-you-sue-p2p-users.ars

Wikipedia, Pirate Party, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirate_Party_(Sweden)

Ernesto, Swedish Pirate Party Fails to Enter Parliament, http://torrentfreak.com/swedish-pirate-party-fails-to-enter-parliament-100919/

8. DRM and Anticircumvention – 9/29

Gabriella Coleman, Legal Tinkering, Expertise, and Protest Among Free and Open Source Software Developers,https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/colemanexcerpt.pdf (p. 435-448)

Spore Complaint, http://www.courthousenews.com/2008/09/23/Spore.pdf (p. 1-15)

Richard Stallman, The Right to Read, http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/right-to-read.html

James H. Billington, Statement of the Librarian of Congress Relating to Section 1201 Rulemaking (July 26, 2010),
http://www.copyright.gov/1201/2010/Librarian-of-Congress-1201-Statement.html

EFF Press Release, EFF Wins New Legal Protections for Video Artists, Cell Phone Jailbreakers, and Unlockers,http://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/07/26

9. Free Software, Patents, & Copyleft – 10/4

GNU General Public License,  http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html (READ: Preamble and 2, 3, 4, 12)

Ira V. Heffan, Copyleft: Licensing Collaborative Works in The Digital Age, 49 Stan. L. Rev. 1487 (July 1997). http://www.open-bar.org/docs/copyleft.pdf (skip footnotes, skip appendix)

Christopher M. Kelty, Two Bits, http://twobits.net/pub/Kelty-TwoBits.pdf (READ: 98-117)

Jonathan Zittrain, Normative Principles for Evaluating Free and Proprietary Software, 71 U. Chi. L. Rev 265 (2004), https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/hls-prp98.pdf (p. 1-9)

Pamuela Samuelson, Why Software Startups Decide to Patent… or Not, http://radar.oreilly.com/2010/07/why-software-startups-decide-t.html

John Schwartz, New York Times, Justices Take Broad View of Business Method Patents,http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/29/business/29patent.html?_r=1

10. Wikipedia and Collaboration – 10/6

Yochai Benkler, The Wealth of Networks, http://www.benkler.org/Benkler_Wealth_Of_Networks_Chapter_3.pdf, (p. 59-63, 68-90 – Skip Free/Open Source Software)

Metcalfe’s Law, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metcalfe%27s_law

Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It,http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf (Chapter 6 – The Lessons of Wikipedia)

Wikipedia Policies (skim):

NPOV: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Neutral_point_of_view
Verifiability: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability
No Original Research: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:No_original_research

 

 

11. Memes and Online Communities – 10/11

Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene, http://www.rubinghscience.org/memetics/dawkinsmemes.html (Chapter 11 – Memes: the new replicators)

Rob Walker, When Funny Goes Viral, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/magazine/18ROFL-t.html?pagewanted=all

Alex Leavitt, Memes as Mechanisms: How Digital Subculture Informs the Real World, http://www.convergenceculture.org/weblog/2010/02/memes_as_mechanisms_how_digita.php

Malcolm Gladwell, Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted,http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/10/04/101004fa_fact_gladwell?currentPage=all

XKCD, Map of Online Communities, http://xkcd.com/802_large/

Roxanna Myhrum, Couchsurfing Paper, https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/couchsurfing_paper_draft.pdf(skim)

Brad Rosen & Elizabeth Stark, Is Trolling A Valid Pedagogical Technique for Socratic Exploration of Course Material?,http://www.yalelawtech.org/wp-content/uploads/stark-rosen-trolling-paper.html

12. Introduction to Free Speech Online – 10/13

 

New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964),http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0376_0254_ZO.html (majority opinion)

Reno v. ACLU, 521 U.S. 844 (1997), http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/96-511.ZO.html (majority opinion)

Jack M. Balkin, The Future of Free Expression in the Digital Age, Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 36, 2008,https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/balkin-expression.pdf (Read 102-112)

Jack M. Balkin, Media Access: A Question of Design, 76 George Wash. L. Rev. 2008, https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/balkin-access.pdf (Read I,II,III, SKIM IV)

Batzel v. Smith, 333 F.3d 1018 (9th Cir. 2003), https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/batzel.pdf (Read majority opinion only, 8431-8460)

FCC v Fox, 556 U.S. ___ (2009), http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/07-582.ZS.html (Read: Syllabus and the Concurring Opinion by Justice Thomas. Skim the Majority Opinion Sections “Statutory and Regulatory Background” and “Governing Principles”)

13. Net Neutrality – 10/18

Tim Wu, Network Neutrality FAQ, http://www.timwu.org/network_neutrality.html

Comcast v. FCC, http://pacer.cadc.uscourts.gov/common/opinions/201004/08-1291-1238302.pdf

Julius Genachowski, The Third Way: A Narrowly Tailored Broadband Framework, http://www.broadband.gov/the-third-way-narrowly-tailored-broadband-framework-chairman-julius-genachowski.html

Alan Davidson and Tom Tauk, A Joint Proposal for the Open Internet, http://googlepublicpolicy.blogspot.com/2010/08/joint-policy-proposal-for-open-internet.html

Verizon-Google Legislative Framework Proposal,
http://www.google.com/googleblogs/pdfs/verizon_google_legislative_framework_proposal_081010.pdf

EFF, A Review of Verizon And Google’s Net Neutrality Proposal, http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/08/google-verizon-netneutrality

Siva Vaidhyanathan, Google Net neturality stance gives net’s future to corporations, http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38645475/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_gadgets/

Optional but highly encouraged: Jonathan Zittrain and Larry Lessig Take on Net Neutrality,http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman/2010/10/15/radio-berkman-165-jonathan-larry-take-on%E2%80%A6-net-neutrality/

14. Defamation and Hate Speech – 10/20

Communications Decency Act §230, http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/47/230.html

Jonathan Zittrain, A History Of Online Gatekeeping,  19 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 253 (Spring 2006),https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/zittrain-jolt.pdf , (p. 257-263)

Barrett v. Rosenthal, 40 Cal.4th 33 (2006), https://www.eff.org/files/filenode/Barrett_v_Rosenthal/ruling.pdf (1-34)

Doe v. Ciolli – Order Denying Motion to Quash – http://www.citmedialaw.org/sites/citmedialaw.org/files/2008-06-13-Order%20Denying%20AK47s%20Motion%20to%20Dismiss.pdf

Findlaw, Cyberbullying: A Rundown of Cyberbulling laws, http://blogs.findlaw.com/law_and_life/2010/01/cyberbullying-suicide-shows-need-for-cyberbullying-laws.html

D.C. v. R.R,  __ Cal App. 4th  (2d Dist 2010),   http://www.leagle.com/xmlResult.aspx?xmldoc=in%20caco%2020100315003.xml&docbase=cslwar3-2007-curr (Read majority opinion; skim dissent for the posts made by commenters)

Ars Technica, FCC Asked to Monitor “Hate Speech, Misinformation Online,” http://arstechnica.com/web/news/2010/05/should-the-government-keep-tabs-on-hate-speech.ars

 

 

15. Censorship and Great Walls of the Internet – 10/25

ONI, Cracking Down on Digital Communication and Political Organizing in Iran,http://opennet.net/blog/2009/06/cracking-down-digital-communication-and-political-organizing-iran

Bruce Schneier, Review of Access Denied, http://www.schneier.com/essay-212.html

Jonathan Zittrain, China and Internet Filters, http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/reportsitem.aspx?id=100853

David Drummond, A New Approach to China, http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/01/new-approach-to-china.html

Miguel Helft and David Barboza, Google Shuts Down China Site in Dispute Over Censorship, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/23/technology/23google.html

S. 3804: Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=s111-3804

Steve McIntyre, COICA and China, http://www.publicknowledge.org/blog/coica-and-china-bad-us-copyright-policy-makes

Mike Masnick, Even Without COICA White House Asking Registrars to Voluntarily Censor Infringing Sites, http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20100929/20293711230/even-without-coica-white-house-asking-registrars-to-voluntarily-censor-infringing-sites.shtml

Browse http://www.herdict.org

16. Censorship II: Leaks & Creeps – 10/27

Pentagon Papers Case AKA New York Times Co v. United States, 403 U.S. 713 (1971) http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0403_0713_ZO.html (Per Curiam) http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0403_0713_ZC2.html (Brennan, Concurring)

Miller v. California, 415 U.S. 15(1973)
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0413_0015_ZS.html (syllabus)

New York v. Ferber, 485 U.S. 747 (1982) http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0458_0747_ZS.html(syllabus)

US v. Ortiz-Graulau, 526 F.3d 16 (2008), http://www.ca1.uscourts.gov/pdf.opinions/06-1768-01A.pdf (p. 1-8)

Wikileaks, About Wikileaks, http://wikileaks.org/media/about.html

Wikipedia, Wikileaks, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WikiLeaks (READ: History & Administration, Notable Leaks 2010)

John F. Burns & Ravi Somaiya, WikiLeaks Founder Gets Support in Rebuking U.S. on Whistle-Blowers,http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/24/world/24london.html?_r=1

 

 

17. Search and Seizure in the Digital Age – 11/1

Fourth Amendment,  http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.billofrights.html#amendmentiv

Katz v. United States, 389 U.S. 347 (1967),  http://www4.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0389_0347_ZO.html

Kyllo v. United States, 533 U.S. 27 (2001), http://www4.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/99-8508.ZO.html

United States v. White, 401 U.S. 745 (1971) (summary),   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._White

United States v. Place, 462 U.S. 696 (1983) (summary),  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._Place

California v. Ciraolo, 476 U.S. 207 (1986) (summary),  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_v._Ciraolo

Privacy: Searching and Seizing Computers,   http://ilt.eff.org/index.php/Privacy:_Searching_and_Seizing_Computers (skim)

Tennesee v. Garner, 471 U.S. 1 (1985),  http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=us&vol=471&invol=1 (majority opinion)

Scott v Harris, 550 U.S. 372 (2007)  http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/05-1631.ZO.html (Scalia majority),  http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/05-1631.ZD.html (Stevens Dissent),  http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2920973987216904078# (Optional: The video discussed)

Bryan v. McPherson, (9th Cir. 2010),  http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2009/12/28/08-55622.pdf

18. Anonymity and Online Identity – 11/3

David Margolick, Slimed Online, http://www.portfolio.com/news-markets/national-news/portfolio/2009/02/11/Two-Lawyers-Fight-Cyber-Bullying/

Jose Martinez, Broadway Star of ‘Xanadu’ and ‘Wicked’ Sues To Reveal Twitter Poster Behind STD Claim http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/10/13/2010-10-13_broadway_star_of_xanadu_and_wicked_marty_thomas_sues_to_reveal_twitter_poster_be.html

Richard Koman, ‘Skank’ Blogger Talks, Sues Google for 15m http://www.zdnet.com/blog/government/skank-blogger-talks-sues-google-for-15m/5283

Special Proceeding Order, https://yalelawtechdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/liskula-cohen-google-lawsuit.pdf

Kashmir Hill, Civilizing the Internet, One Lawsuit at a Time, http://blogs.forbes.com/kashmirhill/2010/10/20/civilizing-the-internet-one-lawsuit-at-a-time-for-now/

Kashmir Hill, Lessons Learned from Skanks in NYC, http://blogs.forbes.com/kashmirhill/2009/09/02/lessons-learned-from-the-skanks-in-nyc-or-the-future-of-anonymous-online-commentary/

Browse: PeekYou, www.peekyou.com

Daniel Solove, The Future of Reputation, http://docs.law.gwu.edu/facweb/dsolove/Future-of-Reputation/text/futureofreputation-ch6.pdf (ch. 6 p. 136-150)

http://docs.law.gwu.edu/facweb/dsolove/Future-of-Reputation/text/futureofreputation-ch8.pdf (ch. 8 p. 189-205)

Tor Project Overview, http://www.torproject.org/overview.html.en

19. Privacy – Who Can You Trust? – 11/8

Daniel Solove, Justice Scalia’s Dossier: Interesting Issues About Privacy and Ethics, http://www.concurringopinions.com/archives/2009/04/justice_scalias_2.html

Kashmir Hill, What Fordham Knows About Justice Scalia, http://abovethelaw.com/2009/04/what-fordham-knows-about-justice-scalia/

Kashmir Hill, Justice Scalia Responds to Fordham Privacy Invasion!, http://abovethelaw.com/2009/04/justice-scalia-responds-to-fordham-privacy-invasion/

Hoffa v. United States, 395 U.S. 293 (1966). http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?navby=case&court=us&vol=385&page=293 (Read intro and section I, skim dissent of Warren, C. J.)

Facebook Privacy Policy, http://www.facebook.com/policy.php (SKIM/SCAN)

Verizon Wireless Privacy Policy, http://www22.verizon.com/about/privacy/cpni/ (SKIM/SCAN)

Gmail Privacy Policy, http://mail.google.com/mail/help/privacy.html (SKIM/SCAN)

Citibank Privacy Policy, http://www.citibank.com/privacy/us_priv.htm (SKIM/SCAN)

Emily Steel & Geoffery Fowler, Facebook in Privacy Breach,http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304772804575558484075236968.html

Ian Paul, Facebook Nails Developers Leaking User Data,http://www.pcworld.com/article/209403/facebook_nails_developers_leaking_user_data.html

Sarah Kessler, Online Behavior Tracking and Privacy, 7 worst-case scenarios, http://articles.cnn.com/2010-11-04/tech/behavior.tracking.mashable_1_behavioral-advertising-interactive-advertising-bureau-tracking?_s=PM:TECH

20. Privacy in the Web 2.0 World – 11/10

Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet — and How to Stop It, http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf (Chapter 9 – p. 200-221)

Jennifer Van Grove, Are We All Asking to Be Robbed?, http://mashable.com/2010/02/17/pleaserobme/

Frank Groeneweld et al, Over Sharing and Location Awareness, http://www.cdt.org/blogs/cdt/over-sharing-and-location-awareness

Stephanie Golberg, Does Facebook Know Who You’ll Date Next?, http://scitech.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/21/does-facebook-know-who-youll-date-next/

Eric Butler, Firesheep, http://codebutler.com/firesheep

Kashmir Hill, Facebook Responds to Firesheep Wifi Security Controversy,http://blogs.forbes.com/kashmirhill/2010/11/03/facebook-responds-to-firesheep-wifi-security-controversy/

Zscaler, Blacksheep, http://www.zscaler.com/blacksheep.html

21. Online Journalism and the “New” Content – 11/15

BigLaw: Above the Law Founder David Lat, http://blog.technolawyer.com/2009/12/biglaw-david-lat.html

BigThink Interview with David Lat, http://bigthink.com/ideas/17517 (read the first seven question, i.e. stop reading at “How will the legal profession change in the upcoming years?”)

Letter from the Editor: Welcome to Above the Law, http://abovethelaw.com/2006/08/letter-from-the-editor-welcome-to-above-the-law/

Kashmir Hill, How My Ass Lobster Got Into the Urban Dictionary, http://trueslant.com/KashmirHill/2009/07/02/ass-lobster-in-urban-dictionary/

David Lat Interviews Steve Brill, http://www.legalrebels.com/posts/david_lat_interviews_steve_brill/ (watch videos)

Paul Bradshaw, When Journalists Blog: How it Changes What They Do,http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/reports/article/100696/When-Journalists-Blog-How-It-Changes-What-They-Do.aspx

Nicholas Lemann, Amateur Hour: Journalism without journalists,  http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/08/07/060807fa_fact1?printable=true,

Twittering the USAirways Plane Crash, http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/01/15/twittering-the-usairways-plane-crash/

Declan Sullivan, Notre Dame student killed after video tower collapse, tweeted twice before fall http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2010/10/28/2010-10-28_declan_sullivan_notre_dame_killed_after_video_tower_collapsed_tweeted_twice_befo.html

Clay Shirky, Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable, http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2009/03/newspapers-and-thinking-the-unthinkable (optional but HIGHLY recommended)

22. Innovation vs. Appliancization – 11/17

Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It,http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf (Intro, Ch. 5 – p. 1-5, 101-126)

Reed Abelson, FCC is Looking Into Rejection of Google App for iPhone, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/01/technology/companies/01google.html

Nick Saint, Apple’s 10 Dumbest iPhone App Rejections, http://www.businessinsider.com/iphone-app-rejections-2009-12?slop=1#slideshow-start

Mark Millian, Apple: No New Apps in Store During Holidays, http://articles.cnn.com/2010-11-10/tech/itunes.connect_1_apps-holidays-digital-store

Jeff Helffereich, Apple Posts Guidelines for Mac App Store (and We Have Highlights),http://www.tuaw.com/2010/10/20/apple-posts-guidelines-for-mac-app-store-and-we-have-highlights/

Chris Foresman, Could the Apple Mac Store Kill Software “Bundles”?, http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/11/mac-app-store-might-kill-bundles-but-macgraphoto-set-for-one-more-try.ars

Nicholas Deleon, Tread Lightly When Embracing the Mac App Store, http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/10/21/tread-lightly-when-embracing-the-mac-app-store/

Nick Bilton, Android App Forwards Private Text Messages, http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/android-app-forwards-private-text-messages/

23. Entrepreneurship in the Digital Economy – 11/29

Malcolm Gladwell, In the Air: Who Says Big Ideas Are Rare?, http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/05/12/080512fa_fact_gladwell?currentPage=all

Jessica Livingston, Founders at Work, Interview With Steve Wozniak, http://www.foundersatwork.com/steve-wozniak.htmland Caterina Fake (PDF)

Paul Graham, How to Start a Startup, http://www.paulgraham.com/start.html, Six Principles for Making New Things,http://www.paulgraham.com/newthings.html, and Why Smart People Have Bad Ideas,http://www.paulgraham.com/bronze.html

Vivek Wadhwa, Can Entrepreneurs Be Made?, http://techcrunch.com/2010/02/27/can-entrepreneurs-be-made/

Om Malik, Tips on Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Jeff Bezos, http://gigaom.com/2009/06/15/tips-on-innovation-enterprenuership-from-jeff-bezos/

Robert Scoble, Why Google Can’t Build Instagram, http://scobleizer.com/2010/11/12/why-google-cant-build-instagram/

24. Education and the Future of Knowledge – 12/1

Jonathan Zittrain, Future of the Internet and How to Stop It,http://futureoftheinternet.org/static/ZittrainTheFutureoftheInternet.pdf (p. 235-45 — Conclusion)

One Laptop Per Child Five Principles, http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC:Five_principles

Alanna Shaikh, One Laptop Per Child — The Dream Is Over, http://www.undispatch.com/one-laptop-per-child-the-dream-is-over

Cape Town Open Access Declaration, http://www.capetowndeclaration.org/read-the-declaration

Peter Suber, Open Access Overview, http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/overview.htm

David Kaplan, Bill Gates’ Favorite Teacher,http://money.cnn.com/2010/08/23/technology/sal_khan_academy.fortune/index.htm

Katie Hafner, An Open Mind, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/education/edlife/18open-t.html?&pagewanted=all

Browse: http://khanacademy.org and http://ocw.mit.edu

Please note: the course topics and speakers are subject to change as the semester progresses and due to speaker availability.

 

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