Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: analogy

6 bookmarks tagged “analogy

Sideways Dictionary

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Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.

The anthropologist in my pocket: Robbie Blinkoff at TEDxChesterRiver - YouTube

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Robbie Blinkoff is an anthropologist and professor who's been asking himself whether technology is the advancement that will propel us from "stone tools to axes" — in the evolution of anthropology, perhaps even transforming the humanities. His quest has led him to develop a new app, the Pocket Anthropologist. Find out what Margaret Mead would have done with an iPhone in this engaging presentation.