Friday’s Big Idea
Big Ideas for 2013: Digital Literacy
If you're connected on Facebook or LinkedIn, does that make you truly hooked up for the 21st century knowledge economy? Or are you still one of the "programmed," as opposed to a "programmers"?
Separately but relatedly, are you a content consumer or a content producer?
In today's lesson, Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet, argues that software developers should take responsibility for the vital role they play in a digital society, and individuals need to be aware of the basic digital literacy skills we need to possess in order to be programmers, not just subjects who are programmed.