Why Do We Blog

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Mike Moore, for his "Technology & Society" class, explores the "why we blog" question.

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Why Do We Blog

  1. 1. why do we blog? CCTP 742 Fall 2008
  2. 2. every week, professors assign readings
  3. 3. some professors ask us what we thought of the readings we rarely answer.
  4. 4. to make sure we reflect on the readings before class, professors often assign short essays
  5. 5. sometimes i have lots to write. i get excited about sharing my ideas.
  6. 6. sadly, this rarely happens
  7. 7. blogs can solve this (and other) problems
  8. 8. blogs are not limited to writing
  9. 9. Instead, blogs are part of a network
  10. 10. this network lets me share my ideas and build on the ideas of others
  11. 11. cass sunstein suggests that blogs might provide better flows of information
  12. 12. eric beinhocker thinks that blogs might help our ideas evolve
  13. 13. yochai benkler says that blogs can help us participate in the public sphere
  14. 14. in the end, our friends from gnovis put it best:

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